2014-09-01 - CDC Laboratories Produce First Genomic Sequence of Liberian Ebola
With the largest Ebola outbreak in history raging through West Africa, understanding whether the virus is changing as it spreads through different populations can help responders know what treatments to use and also help research laboratories develop new tools to speed diagnosis in the field.
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2014-09-16 - 3-D Glimpse of Feline AIDS Virus Could Inspire New Anti-HIV Drugs
If you’re not making regular trips to the vet for your kitty these days, you may not know that cats can get AIDS too. The feline virus FIV that causes the disease in cats looks a lot like HIV, a fact that Technion scientists say could inspire new anti-HIV drugs. How can a cat help the fight against AIDS? Both FIV and HIV rely on a protein called integrase that inserts the virus’ DNA into an infec
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