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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.
UTMB experts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to study of deadly diseases

UTMB experts honored with Lifetime Achievement Award for contributions to study of deadly diseases

Novel approaches could lead researchers to develop new vaccine for East Coast fever, malaria

Novel approaches could lead researchers to develop new vaccine for East Coast fever, malaria

HEALTHY FUTURES project aims to address risk of outbreaks, transmission of VBDs

HEALTHY FUTURES project aims to address risk of outbreaks, transmission of VBDs

Study reveals African bats may play a role in evolution of MERS-CoV predecessor viruses

Study reveals African bats may play a role in evolution of MERS-CoV predecessor viruses

Researchers describe novel antiviral property of cholesterol-25-hydroxylase

Researchers describe novel antiviral property of cholesterol-25-hydroxylase

QweCI and HEALTHY FUTURES project to host symposium on links between climate, VBDs

QweCI and HEALTHY FUTURES project to host symposium on links between climate, VBDs

U.N. officials call on Security Council, international community to tackle complex crisis in Sahel

U.N. officials call on Security Council, international community to tackle complex crisis in Sahel

Spicy solution for viral infection

Spicy solution for viral infection

Curcumin shows promise in fighting devastating viruses

Curcumin shows promise in fighting devastating viruses

New study maps global zoonotic disease 'hotspots'

New study maps global zoonotic disease 'hotspots'

Study: 13 zoonoses responsible for 2.4B cases of human illness per year

Study: 13 zoonoses responsible for 2.4B cases of human illness per year

UTMB researchers improve existing experimental vaccine for Rift Valley fever virus

UTMB researchers improve existing experimental vaccine for Rift Valley fever virus

Europe becoming 'hotspot' for emerging infections, study suggests

Europe becoming 'hotspot' for emerging infections, study suggests

Study examines relationship between conflict, rise in NTDs in Middle East, North Africa

Study examines relationship between conflict, rise in NTDs in Middle East, North Africa

New laboratory in Kenya will research, monitor emerging infectious diseases

New laboratory in Kenya will research, monitor emerging infectious diseases

Tick-borne disease identified as emerging threat

Tick-borne disease identified as emerging threat

Researchers to provide real-time analyses on potential disease threats during World Cup

Researchers to provide real-time analyses on potential disease threats during World Cup

ICTP to participate in QWeCl project to help fight malaria and other vector-borne illnesses

ICTP to participate in QWeCl project to help fight malaria and other vector-borne illnesses

Project to integrate data from climate modelling, disease forecasting systems for predicting epidemics

Project to integrate data from climate modelling, disease forecasting systems for predicting epidemics

Rift Valley Fever on the rise

Rift Valley Fever on the rise