Alphavirus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Alphavirus
First reported 57 mins ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 1 reports

Vaccine for chikungunya virus is in development

RALEIGHN.C. State scientists Dennis Brown and Raquel Hernandez began researching vaccines for arthropod-based viruses in the 1990s, prior to the outbreak of chikungunya (chik-en-GOON-ya).Each of this summer’s cases of the illness in North Carolina has ... [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 57 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Progress made toward a vaccine against Western, Eastern, and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

FORT BELVOIR, Va. - A new vaccine against a threat to the warfighter both from natural exposures and more importantly, as potential biological weapons, is in the works. Research managed by DTRA CB/JSTO’s Dr. Dan Wolfe is looking at vaccinations against ... [Published DVIDS - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

CDC announces the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup - Media Statement

CDC announced today the formation of an external laboratory safety workgroup of the Advisory Committee to the Director of CDC. This group will provide advice and guidance to the CDC Director and CDC's new Director of Laboratory Safety. The specific charge ... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Mosquito-Borne Disease Chikungunya Arrives in U.S.

Protect Yourself Using a Variety of Mosquito Abatement TacticsMILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 22, 2014-- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other public health officials are on high alert and making preparations in the United States as the first ... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

News Scan for Jul 16, 2014

FDA reports finding vials of other pathogens along with smallpoxIn the wake of finding smallpox vials in a storage area earlier this month and a congressional hearing today on federal lab biosecurity, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said the ... [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya at the Door — Déjà Vu All Over Again?

In 2008, we noted that the global reemergence of dengue fever threatened U.S. residents. 1 An outbreak of locally acquired dengue subsequently occurred in Florida, and the risk of U.S. dengue outbreaks will probably continue indefinitely.We now face a ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya outbreak

STA. LUCIA, Ilocos Sur – The Department of Health (DoH) through its Provincial Health Team Office (PHTO) is currently verifying the reported outbreak of Chikungunya virus in two villages in Sta. Lucia town here.Dave Zaragoza, monitoring officer of PHTO-Ilocos ... [Published Tempo - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

New generation of alphavirus expression vectors [Microbiology]

Dal Young Kim a , 1 , Svetlana Atasheva a , 1 , Alexander J. McAuley b , Jessica A. Plante c , 2 , Elena I. Frolova a , David W. C. Beasley b , d , and Ilya Frolov a , 3 a Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, ... [Published PNAS - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines

LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_ross_river_virus_vaccines.htmlRoss River Virus (RRV) is ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
Entities: Virus, Vaccine, Alphavirus
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Report Summarizes DNA Vaccines Study Findings from University of Texas Medical Branch (DNA Vaccine Initiates Replication of Live Attenuated...

Report Summarizes DNA Vaccines Study Findings from University of Texas Medical Branch (DNA Vaccine Initiates Replication of Live Attenuated Chikungunya Virus In Vitro and Elicits Protective Immune Response in Mice)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

No confirmed chikungunya cases in Georgetown – Health Minister

AFTER sections of the media published that the chikungunya virus had hit Georgetown, Health Minister, Dr. Bheri Ramsaran on Tuesday evening informed that there is no case of the virus in Georgetown. A twenty-nine-year-old man from West Ruimveldt, Georgetown, ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 13 2014 - 3 reports

PRO/EDR> Chikungunya (16): Caribbean (Anguilla)

Chikungunya -- Worldwide/UnknownThe Ministry of Health wishes to advise that 4 more additional cases of chikungunya [virus infection] have been diagnosed in Anguilla and confirmed by the Public Health Agency (CARPHA) office located in Trinidad and Tobago. ... [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Feb 13 2014]

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"[Aedes] mosquitoes do not travel far and typically spend their whole lives traveling no further than the length of a few football fields, so the mosquitoes we should be worried about are in our backyards" said Dr. Sanders
"The possibility that the Western Hemisphere may actually have experienced a chikungunya pandemic in the past is hardly reassuring."
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "The iDNA approach appears to represent a promising vaccination strategy for CHIK and other alphaviral diseases."

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Vaccine for chikungunya virus is in development [Published Raleigh News & Observer - 57 mins ago]
Progress made toward a vaccine against Western,... [Published DVIDS - 8 hours ago]
CDC announces the formation of an external labo... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
Mosquito-Borne Disease Chikungunya Arrives in U.S. [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 22 2014]
Local and regional spread of chikungunya fever ... [Published Eurosurveillance - Jul 18 2014]
Chikungunya at the Door — Déjà Vu All Over Again? [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Jul 17 2014]
News Scan for Jul 16, 2014 [Published Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy - Jul 17 2014]
Chikungunya outbreak [Published Tempo - Jul 15 2014]
New generation of alphavirus expression vectors... [Published PNAS - Jul 08 2014]
MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
Report Summarizes DNA Vaccines Study Findings f... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 02 2014]
No confirmed chikungunya cases in Georgetown – ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jun 19 2014]
Gene therapy vectors and cytosine deaminases [Published PharmCast - May 27 2014]
Lentiviral gene transfer vectors and their medi... [Published PharmCast - May 13 2014]
PRO/EDR> Chikungunya (16): Caribbean (Anguilla) [Published HealthMap Global Disease Alerts - Feb 13 2014]
BH : Chikungunya Outbreak / Caribean Area / Ang... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Feb 12 2014]
Biological Hazard - Caribean Area - Anguilla [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 12 2014]
[Correspondence] Chikungunya in the Americas [Published The Lancet - Feb 07 2014]
Trick that aids viral infection is identified [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jan 30 2014]
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MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
LONDON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccineshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/marketview_ross_river_virus_vaccines.htmlRoss River Virus (RRV) is ...
BH : Chikungunya Outbreak / Caribean Area / Ang... [Published RSOE EDIS - EBHWM - Feb 12 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140212-42653-AIA Date / time: 12/02/2014 04:23:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Name of Hazard: Chikungunya Outbreak Area: Caribean Area Country: Anguilla Description: The Ministry of Health wishes to advise that four (4) more ...
Biological Hazard - Caribean Area - Anguilla [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 12 2014]
EDIS Number: BH-20140212-42653-AIA Date / time: 12/02/2014 04:23:45 [UTC] Event: Biological Hazard Area: Caribean Area Country: Anguilla State/County: Location: [Nationwide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
[Correspondence] Chikungunya in the Americas [Published The Lancet - Feb 07 2014]
Chikungunya is an arthropod-borne disease transmitted by aedes mosquitoes, characterised by febrile arthralgia and responsible for devastating outbreaks. No licensed vaccine or specific treatment is currently available. Since 2005, the East Central South ...
Trick that aids viral infection is identified [Published WUSTL Medicine & Healthcare News - Jan 30 2014]
Fred Murphy, Sylvia Whitfield/CDC Scientists have discovered a defense system — built into some viruses — that may be vulnerable to treatment. The researchers studied alphaviruses similar to the Eastern equine encephalitis virus, pictured above in red. ...
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