The outbreak of African swine fever occurred in a village in Shihuiyao County and involved 32 pigs.
What’s controversial about this research is that unlike gene therapies that alter the genes of adults to treat an inherited disease, this research attempts to alter germline DNA.
Ebola cases have tapered off in the main Democratic Republic of Congo epicenters, a spike in activity has been reported in Mabalako, one of the smaller hot spots.
The World Health Organization (WHO) reported 14 Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) cases in May.
The Jharkhand, India health department reported a 35-year-old man in Dumka is infected with Japanese Encephalitis.
An epidemiological investigation identified five clinical cases of secondary monkeypox infection spread over three waves of intrafamilial infection, originating from an index case- with a primary infection.
Metabiota Epidemic Tracker is a free platform that allows users to view, analyze, and understand events.
Researchers are working to develop a universal influenza vaccine to protect against all strains of the virus.
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will retain responsibility for constructing and commissioning the National Bio and Agro-defense Facility (NBAF), while the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will assume responsibility for all operational planning and subsequent operation of NBAF.
Researchers identified more than thirty African swine fever virus proteins that are recognized by lymphocytes from African swine fever immune pigs which led to increased knowledge of the determinants of the cellular immune response to the virus.