Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Written By Stephen Higgs
Chikungunya and Zika Viruses
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 May 2018
  • ISBN : 0128118660
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses
  • Author : Stephen Higgs,Dana L. Vanlandingham,Ann Powers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-30
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Chikungunya and Zika Viruses: Global Emerging Health Threats is the go-to resource for both historical and current information on this important virus that is rapidly increasing its global range. Epidemics since 2005 have spread from Africa and Asia, and through Europe, and an ongoing epidemic has caused nearly two million cases ...

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Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue  Chikungunya  and Zika Viruses
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Total pages : 1
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Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Chikungunya and Zika Virus Infections

Challenges in Diagnosis and Management of Chikungunya and Zika Virus Infections
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Total pages : 240
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Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses
  • Author : Stephen Higgs,Dana L. Vanlandingham,Ann Powers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Chikungunya and Zika Viruses: Global Emerging Health Threats is the go-to resource for both historical and current information on this important virus that is rapidly increasing its global range. Epidemics since 2005 have spread from Africa and Asia, and through Europe, and an ongoing epidemic has caused nearly two million cases ...

The Zika Virus

The Zika Virus
  • Author : Sue Bradford Edwards
  • Publisher : ABDO
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : The Zika Virus covers the Zika outbreak that began in 2015, discusses the history of the virus and its discovery, examines how the virus spreads and how it affects the infected, and looks at how the medical community is fighting it. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. ...

Current Topics in Chikungunya

Current Topics in Chikungunya
  • Author : Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Total pages : 162
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Chikungunya, an arbovirus, is a major global threat affecting multiple areas of the world, even Europe, but recently (2014 - 2015) with large epidemics in Latin America, causing an important acute and chronic morbidity with a low, but present, mortality. This book tries to update the significant epidemiological and clinical research in ...

Untargeted Alternative Routes of Arbovirus Transmission

Untargeted Alternative Routes of Arbovirus Transmission
  • Author : Julien Pompon
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-01-19
  • Total pages : 178
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Arboviruses have become global threats. Common to Dengue, Zika, yellow fever, chikungunya, and Mayaro viruses is their ability to be transmitted by mosquitoes. Several strategies based on transgenics or microbiology are currently being field-tested. While this approach seems hopeful, the research community needs to focus on potential backlash from these ...

All you need to know about the Zika Virus

All you need to know about the Zika Virus
  • Author : John Stevenson
  • Publisher : John Stevenson
  • Release Date : 2016-05-22
  • Total pages : 24
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Zika virus is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae and the genus Flavivirus. It is spread by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes, such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Its name comes from the Zika Forest of Uganda, where the virus was first isolated in 1947. Zika virus is related to dengue, ...

Host Pathogen Interactions During Arboviral Infections

Host Pathogen Interactions During Arboviral Infections
  • Author : Alan G. Goodman,Angela L. Rasmussen
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release Date : 2019-07-19
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Arboviruses, or arthropod-borne viruses, such as West Nile virus, Dengue virus, and Zika virus, pose a serious threat to public health worldwide. West Nile virus was introduced to the United States in 1999, and is now endemic, causing over 2,000 domestically acquired cases in the U.S. annually in mammals. Similarly, dengue ...

Current Topics in Neglected Tropical Diseases

Current Topics in Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2019-12-04
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is a diverse group of communicable diseases that prevail in tropical and subtropical conditions in 149 countries. NTDs affect more than one billion people and cost developing economies billions of dollars every year. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), NTDs mainly affect populations living in poverty, ...

The Zika Prevention Handbook

The Zika Prevention Handbook
  • Author : Alexander Webb
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Total pages : 180
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : As the Zika virus continues to spread throughout North America, people need answers. What are the origins of this virus? How does it spread? Should we be concerned? How can we stop the spread of infected mosquitos? With the increasing prevalence of Zika, concrete answers are needed now more than ...

The Zika Virus

The Zika Virus
  • Author : Michelle Denton
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release Date : 2017-07-15
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Although the Zika virus was identified in the late 1940s, a mass outbreak did not occur until recently. Because most of the world is not immune to this virus, it spreads very quickly. Readers discover the history of the Zika virus, facts about its recent spread, the symptoms of the ...

Zika Virus and Diseases

Zika Virus and Diseases
  • Author : Suzane R. da Silva,Fan Cheng,Shou-Jiang Gao
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-02-14
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Compiles the most current information on the Zika virus and its associated diseases This comprehensive book provides the most up-to-date information for students, medical students, and scientists on Zika virus and its associated diseases. It includes all the information related to the Zika virus since its discovery in 1947; its epidemic ...

Current Topics in Zika

Current Topics in Zika
  • Author : Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release Date : 2018-06-13
  • Total pages : 98
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : Zika was an arbovirus not considered relevant until the epidemics of 2007, where in the islands of the Pacific, Yap, Micronesia, and others, and later in the Americas in 2015-2016, it created a significant public health threat. Zika is a flavivirus that has been especially important not just for the high ...

Dengue and Zika Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies

Dengue and Zika  Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies
  • Author : Rolf Hilgenfeld,Subhash G. Vasudevan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-29
  • Total pages : 375
  • ISBN : 0128118660
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Summary : This contributed volume contains 25 chapters from leading international scientists working on dengue and Zika viruses, who came together in Praia do Tofo in Mozambique to discuss the latest developments in the fields of epidemiology, pathogenesis, structural virology, immunology, antiviral drug discovery and development, vaccine efficacy, and mosquito control programs. The ...