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Scientists identify new drug target to combat chikungunya virus

Scientists identify new drug target to combat chikungunya virus

Study finds molecular handle that chikungunya virus uses to enter into cells and cause arthritis

Study finds molecular handle that chikungunya virus uses to enter into cells and cause arthritis

Ticks and mosquitoes a “growing health problem” says CDC

Ticks and mosquitoes a “growing health problem” says CDC

Study provides global view of how yellow fever virus can spread between the world's cities

Study provides global view of how yellow fever virus can spread between the world's cities

Climate change spurs proliferation of disease-bearing insects, increases exposure to viral infections

Climate change spurs proliferation of disease-bearing insects, increases exposure to viral infections

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Researchers developing rapid saliva test to detect Zika virus

Researchers developing rapid saliva test to detect Zika virus

Modifications in HIV test enable rapid detection of Zika virus, study states

Modifications in HIV test enable rapid detection of Zika virus, study states

Viruses closely related to Zika may cause fetal brain damage and death, study finds

Viruses closely related to Zika may cause fetal brain damage and death, study finds

Viral replication process weak spot may help develop cure for infections

Viral replication process weak spot may help develop cure for infections

New project to study effect of climate change on society's vulnerability to dengue fever

New project to study effect of climate change on society's vulnerability to dengue fever

Mosquitoes can rapidly learn and remember the smell of hosts, study shows

Mosquitoes can rapidly learn and remember the smell of hosts, study shows

Heavy rainfall can help predict mosquito-borne virus outbreaks

Heavy rainfall can help predict mosquito-borne virus outbreaks

Brazilian Zika epidemic could soon be over, say scientists

Brazilian Zika epidemic could soon be over, say scientists

CRISPR shows potential to reduce diseases spread by mosquitoes

CRISPR shows potential to reduce diseases spread by mosquitoes

UCR researchers develop transgenic mosquitoes to help reduce spread of infectious diseases

UCR researchers develop transgenic mosquitoes to help reduce spread of infectious diseases

Mosquito control using special bacteria infected mosquitoes approved by the EPA

Mosquito control using special bacteria infected mosquitoes approved by the EPA

Scientists characterize infection mechanism of Rift Valley fever virus

Scientists characterize infection mechanism of Rift Valley fever virus

New DNA-based Zika vaccine demonstrates safety and ability to elicit immune response

New DNA-based Zika vaccine demonstrates safety and ability to elicit immune response

UF professor suggests steps for controlling mosquitoes after hurricane

UF professor suggests steps for controlling mosquitoes after hurricane