Congo fever has been reported in the state for the second time in Thrissur, India causing concern.
Authorities in the Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks, and houses to help stem the world’s worst outbreak of cholera. Nearly four years of war have crippled the health care and sanitation systems in Yemen, where there have been 1.2 million suspected cholera cases.
Publishing epidemic data on open access platforms can help countries tackle outbreaks better.
Researchers compared the detection frequency of avian influenza H7 subtypes at live poultry markets in Guangdong Province, China, before and after the introduction of a bivalent H5/H7 vaccine in poultry. The vaccine was associated with a 92 percent reduction in H7 positivity rates among poultry and a 98 percent reduction in human H7N9 cases.
The virus infected 10 out of a flock of 138 geese, ducks, free-range chickens in the village of Valiran in the Tehran region.
In Beijing, the outbreak was reported on a farm with 9,835 pigs in the Tongzhou district, according to the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.
The genome editing of germ cells or early embryos is still in the stage of basic research, and its safety and validity need to be fully evaluated.
Mankind’s newfound ability to edit germline codes will soon be widely available. We will also be able to extend the palette of naturally available amino acids for molecular assembly. The US needs a policy framework that defines and addresses the five key decisions that will determine whether we can leverage the benefits and simultaneously defend against attacks.
After nearly five months and now 426 cases, the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu and Ituri provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has become the world's second largest outbreak of the disease ever recorded.
Researchers have discovered that certain derivatives of amodiaquine, a medication typically used to treat malaria, could provide a new therapeutic approach to treating patients infected with Ebola virus disease by blocking the viruses from entering cells.