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Vincent Racaniello

At virology blog, my goal is to educate you about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Why am I qualified to teach you virology? I have been studying viruses for over 30 years, starting in 1975, when I entered the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of the City... Full Bio
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How Firestone controlled Ebola virus disease in Liberia

When the first case of Ebola virus infection was detected at the Firestone Liberia, Inc. rubber tree plantation in March of this year, the...

TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

On episode #307 of the science show This Week in Virology, Tara Smith joins the TWiEBOVsters to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in west...

Can Ebola virus infect via the skin?

I received this question about Ebola virus infection via email: Can you become infected if infected droplet lands on your skin even if...

The quarantine period for Ebola virus

WHO and CDC recommend that individuals who are potentially infected with Ebola virus should be quarantined for 21 days. Where does this...

Enterovirus D68 infections in North America

Enterovirus D68 by Jason Roberts An outbreak of respiratory disease caused by enterovirus D68 began in August of this year with...
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Apr 30 2010 by Venera G.

Dear Dr. Racaniello, does, can varicella zoster be trasmitted to parrots? Thank you. VG

 

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