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Use of antivirals in retrovirus-infected cats

A number of antiviral drugs are licensed and widely used for the treatment of specific viral infections in humans. Potential new agents are also being investigated that it is hoped will overcome limitations of the current ...

dateNov 24, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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How nature punches back at giant viruses

(—What have viruses ever done for humans? The question is debatable, but given the prevalence of highly contagious, and sometimes life-threatening illnesses caused by viruses, it's fair to say that most people ...

dateSep 04, 2015 in Biotechnology report
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What ever happened to West Nile?

Many people remember the arrival of West Nile in North America in 1999, if only because the initial outbreak killed not just wild crows but also exotic birds in the Bronx Zoo.

dateNov 02, 2015 in Ecology
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