West Nile virus (WNV) infection is particularly dangerous for the elderly, raising the numbers of severe cases and even death. The researchers analyzed and compared immune responses to WNV infection in four-month-old and 18-month-old (senior) mice.
The researchers found that… Read More
Researchers now have an explanation of how West Nile virus causes neurological problems like memory loss, fatigue, and weakness. West Nile virus is known to cause fever and brain infections, but up until now, little was known about memory loss,… Read More
West Nile virus-transmitting Culex mosquitoes may also be carrying Zika virus, according to new findings. The scientists in Brazil found Zika virus in Culex mosquitoes, which are known to transmit West Nile virus. The findings imply a larger problem of… Read More
Nothing can ruin you summer nights more than getting bit by mosquitoes. Not only do they leave your skin itchy and irritated, but mosquito bites can carry some serious illnesses. If up until now you’ve accepted them as inevitable, you… Read More