Pathogens

Are There Zika Reservoirs in the Americas?

March 20, 2019

Most emerging infectious diseases affecting people are zoonotic -- they make the jump from other animals to humans. Transmission, however, is a two-way street. These zoonotic diseases can also jump from humans to other animals.

Dormant Viruses Activate During Spaceflight

March 18, 2019

Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in Frontiers in Microbiology.

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