Health Headlines - August 27by
MeredyWestNileVirus Hits Western U.S. States Particularly Hard
Living up to the first part of its name, the WestNilevirus is making its presence felt this year largely in the western part...
Health Headlines - December 26by
MeredyWestNile Continued Heading West in 2004
WestNilevirus, an-encephalitis-like illness carried... even have a reported human case of WestNile in 2004.
But on the West Coast, the WestNilevirus...
Health Headlines - March 4by
that automatically screens for WestNilevirus in human donors' blood tissue and organs has been approved by the U.S...., the procedure is an automated way to detect the presence of WestNilevirus in people who are donating an organ...
Health Headlines - July 4by
reported cases of WestNileVirus disease in people, including 1,227 cases of more serious infection known... being done to develop vaccines to protect humans against WestNilevirus infection, but because the virus infects...
Hepatitis C: “Second banana” of virusesby
by commonly used blood tests. Those tests do not find the virus itself, but instead look for the body’s..., but was not used. That test looks for evidence of the virus itself, and can reduce the “window,” the early...
Health Headlines - May 17by
MeredyWestNileVirus Decimates Several Bird Species
Mosquito-borne WestNilevirus is the suspected... in conjunction with human outbreaks of WestNilevirus infections in 2002 and 2003, Agence France-Presse reported...
Health Headlines - March 5by
to Detect WestNile in Blood, Organ Donors Approved
A system that automatically screens for WestNilevirus... the presence of WestNilevirus in people who are donating an organ or plasma, the FDA says in a news release...
Health Headlines - August 1by
out for your hand, it's unbelievable."
Staying Away From WestNileVirus
With WestNilevirus... infected -- about one in 200 -- will become seriously ill with WestNile encephalitis, the potentially...