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Rift Valley Fever (RVF) is a viral zoonosis (affects primarily domestic livestock, but can be passed to humans) causing fever. It is spread by the bite of infected mosquitoes, typically the Aedes or Culex genera.
New mouse model faithfully mimics brain damage caused by severe Rift Valley Fever virus infection

New mouse model faithfully mimics brain damage caused by severe Rift Valley Fever virus infection

Molecule in mosquito saliva can be a potential new target for halting deadly diseases

Molecule in mosquito saliva can be a potential new target for halting deadly diseases

Com-COV 3 study focuses on assessing a third dose booster vaccination for young people aged 12 to 15

Com-COV 3 study focuses on assessing a third dose booster vaccination for young people aged 12 to 15

Zoonotic and public health implications of bovine and human brucellosis in Ethiopia

Zoonotic and public health implications of bovine and human brucellosis in Ethiopia

Foundational characterization of a new bat-borne ebolavirus and its potential as a human pathogen

Foundational characterization of a new bat-borne ebolavirus and its potential as a human pathogen

CD91 receptor promotes SARS-CoV-2 infection

CD91 receptor promotes SARS-CoV-2 infection

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?

Can the COVID-19 delta variant evade vaccine-induced immunity?

Researchers discover how Rift Valley fever virus enters cells

Researchers discover how Rift Valley fever virus enters cells

CEPI and IVI announce new research program to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

CEPI and IVI announce new research program to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in Africa

Zoonotic and vector-borne emerging tropical diseases pose a constant threat

Zoonotic and vector-borne emerging tropical diseases pose a constant threat

In vitro testing suggests effective novel drug combinations for SARS-CoV-2

In vitro testing suggests effective novel drug combinations for SARS-CoV-2

Climate change could shift the spread of West Nile virus

Climate change could shift the spread of West Nile virus

NIAID awards $17 million to establish the Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases

NIAID awards $17 million to establish the Centers for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases

DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

DHODH inhibitor PTC299 shows potential as a COVID-19 therapeutic

Study confirms that SARS-CoV-2 cannot be transmitted to people by mosquitoes

Study confirms that SARS-CoV-2 cannot be transmitted to people by mosquitoes

Synthetic antibodies constructed using bacterial superglue could help fight lethal viruses

Synthetic antibodies constructed using bacterial superglue could help fight lethal viruses

Is COVID-19 the dreaded ‘Disease X' scientists warned us about?

Is COVID-19 the dreaded ‘Disease X' scientists warned us about?

Harvard scientists uncover key mechanism that allows viruses to replicate

Harvard scientists uncover key mechanism that allows viruses to replicate

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Research provides opportunities for biological control of insect-borne pathogens

Disease X: an unknown disease that could claim millions of lives

Disease X: an unknown disease that could claim millions of lives