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The Tico Times

The Tico Times
Sat, 25 Jul 2015 09:52:30 -0700

Health Ministry officials this week reported that so far this year a total of 142 people have contracted the chikungunya virus in Costa Rica, among them the first confirmed cases this year of people infected in the central Pacific cantons of Garabito ...

Medical Xpress

Medical Xpress
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:26:15 -0700

Infection with the Chikungunya virus produces a 'signature' pattern of immune messenger molecules in the blood, according to the latest research from A*STAR scientists. This discovery will hopefully improve patients' prognoses, and lead to better ...

Medical Daily

Medical Daily
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:45:38 -0700

The chikungunya virus is a painful disease transmitted through the bite of infected mosquitos, and there's currently no treatment or cure. Now, scientists believe they've made a major step toward defeating the virus. Published in the journal Cell Host ...

Times of India

Times of India
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 23:33:45 -0700

Scientists are developing antibodies in order to defeat mosquito-borne chikungunya virus. The development process in Vanderbilt University Medical Center's James Crowe, M.D., and his team works like this: With a few ounces of blood from a previously ...
Journal of Virology
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:48:45 -0700

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) infection is a reemerging pandemic human arboviral disease. CD4+ T cells were previously shown to contribute to joint inflammation in the course of CHIKV infection in mice. The JES6-1 anti-IL-2 antibody selectively expands ...
Journal of Virology
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 07:51:26 -0700

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is a mosquito-borne arthralgic alphavirus that has garnered international attention as an important emerging pathogen since 2005. More recently, it invaded the Caribbean islands and the Western Hemisphere. Intriguingly, the ...

The Yucatan Times

The Yucatan Times
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:22:30 -0700

The National Institute of Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (Indre) released the latest method for detecting the chikungunya virus Monday, enabling the State Public Health Laboratory (LESP) to detect the disease in less than 72 hours, without ...

Immortal News

Immortal News
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:36:55 -0700

A couple of professors at the University of Arizona have managed to walk away with a $150,000 grand prize after beating 38 other institutions in a U.S. Department of Defense competition, KTAR News reported. The two professors, one an assistant ...

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