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Snapshot of chikungunya could lead to drugs, vaccines for viral arthritis

May 13, 2019

Chikungunya virus, once confined to the Eastern Hemisphere, has infected more than 1 million people in the Americas…
Stanford researchers explore the effects of climate change on disease

March 19, 2019

As the globe warms, mosquitoes will roam beyond their current habitats, shifting the burden of diseases like malaria,…
New findings could make mosquitos more satisfied—and safer to be around

February 15, 2019

She weighs less than one ten-thousandth of an ounce and her top speed is less than two miles…
The changing landscape of mosquito- and tick-borne diseases

July 18, 2018

Sara Cherry has a visceral memory of when Asian tiger mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus, first found their way into the…
NIH-funded researchers identify target for chikungunya treatment

May 25, 2018

Scientists have identified a molecule found on human cells and some animal cells that could be a useful…
Research points to development of single vaccine for Chikungunya, related viruses​ ​

November 11, 2015

What if a single vaccine could protect people from infection by many different viruses? That concept is a…
Fast spreading virus threatens Europe and America

August 21, 2014

Media attention is directed towards the outbreak of Ebola virus in Western Africa these days. Meanwhile, another infection called…
CHIKV Challenge Asks Teams to Forecast the Spread of Infectious Disease

August 18, 2014

The Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is on the move. Spread among humans by mosquitoes, and spread across geographic boundaries…
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