Alphavirus

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Alphavirus
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

23 chikkungunya cases confirmed in Iloilo

August 29,2014 01:12 AMBy: Louine Hope ConservaTHE province of Iloilo has officially reported 23 cases of chikungunya in six affected municipalities, according to the Provincial Health Office (PHO).Dr. Ma. Socorro Colmenares-Quiñon, assistant PHO chief, ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

[Comment] Chikungunya virus and arthritic disease

Chikungunya virus is a mosquito-borne alphavirus that has recently emerged in several explosive epidemics, causing febrile illness that can progress to painful and debilitating rheumatic disease. The virus continues to spread globally. Based on recent ... [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya? Help!

01:50 AMBy: Alex P. Vidal“It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of a disease a patient has.” William OslerIF INDEED it is true that there was a suspected outbreak of Chikungunya disease in five Iloilo towns, ... [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

More than 100 suspected chikungunya cases recorded in Iloilo

Like and/or Share This Article: [embedded content]ILOILO, Philippines – As rainy season is experienced in the entire country, vector-borne diseases also looms around the corner. The provincial health office in Iloilo is presently monitoring more than ... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Second Generation Inactivated Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus Vaccine Candidates Protect Mice against a Lethal Aerosol Challenge

AbstractCurrently, there are no FDA-licensed vaccines or therapeutics for eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) for human use. We recently developed several methods to inactivate CVEV1219, a chimeric live-attenuated eastern equine encephalitis virus ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

High-risk diseases discarded in farmed trout

The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Service (SERNAPESCA) ensures that in Chile there are no diseases considered as being high risk for farmed trout, such as viral hemorrhagic septicemia (VHS), alphavirus infection (SAV) and infectious haematopoietic ... [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

A Novel Live-Attenuated Vaccine Candidate for Mayaro Fever

by William J. Weise, Meghan E. Hermance, Naomi Forrester, A. Paige Adams, Rose Langsjoen, Rodion Gorchakov, Eryu Wang, Maria D. H. Alcorn, Konstantin Tsetsarkin, Scott C. WeaverMayaro virus (MAYV) is an emerging, mosquito-borne alphavirus that causes ... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Seroprevalence of Alphavirus Antibodies in a Cross-Sectional Study in Southwestern Tanzania Suggests Endemic Circulation of Chikungunya

by Nina Weller, Petra Clowes, Gerhard Dobler, Elmar Saathoff, Inge Kroidl, Nyanda Elias Ntinginya, Leonard Maboko, Thomas Löscher, Michael Hoelscher, Norbert HeinrichBackgroundTo date, Alphavirus infections and their most prominent member, chikungunya ... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Chikungunya Vaccine Developments Promising

Chikungunya continues to spread throughout the United States, at present there is no treatment for the virus. There are however, promising developments from North Carolina State University.The current outbreak of the virus in the Caribbean began in December ... [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Chikungunya, Virus, Vaccine
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 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

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Gallardo showed that according to SERNAPESCA’s historical records, trout mortality levels are within the expected ones, and that "the mortality has been even lower than that in the same period in 2"
According to the news reporters, the research concluded: "These results suggest that AP80978 has the potential to be optimized into an effective antiviral drug and is a useful tool to further study the role of NS4B in HCV replication."

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23 chikkungunya cases confirmed in Iloilo [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 28 2014]
[Comment] Chikungunya virus and arthritic disease [Published Lancet Infectious Diseases - Aug 26 2014]
Chikungunya? Help! [Published The Daily Guardian - Aug 20 2014]
Anti-TSG101 antibodies and their uses for treat... [Published PharmCast - Aug 19 2014]
More than 100 suspected chikungunya cases recor... [Published Kicker Daily News - Aug 18 2014]
Chikungunya vaccine [Published Lancet - Aug 15 2014]
Second Generation Inactivated Eastern Equine En... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 12 2014]
High-risk diseases discarded in farmed trout [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 11 2014]
A Novel Live-Attenuated Vaccine Candidate for M... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 07 2014]
Recent Studies from Rockefeller University Add ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Aug 06 2014]
Seroprevalence of Alphavirus Antibodies in a Cr... [Published Plosone.org - Jul 31 2014]
Chikungunya Vaccine Developments Promising [Published The Guardian Express - Jul 27 2014]
Vaccine for chikungunya virus is in development [Published Raleigh News & Observer - Jul 25 2014]
Progress made toward a vaccine against Western,... [Published DVIDS - Jul 25 2014]
CDC announces the formation of an external labo... [Published Noodls - Jul 24 2014]
MarketVIEW: Ross River Virus vaccines [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Jul 07 2014]
Gene therapy vectors and cytosine deaminases [Published PharmCast - May 27 2014]
Lentiviral gene transfer vectors and their medi... [Published PharmCast - May 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]
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: ...
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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