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Flu cases continue to rise throughout the U.S.

According to the United States Influenza Surveillance Report (FluView) published each week by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the rate of influenza cases throughout the country continues to rise, with its highest levels reported in Mid-Atlantic…

What is the role of adenoviruses in human health?

With advances in molecular biology informing recent developments in vaccinology, gene therapy, and other fields of medicine, human adenoviruses (HAdVs) have been of primary importance in medical research. A recent review in Trends in Molecular Medicine looks at the promises…

Review of characteristics of human monkeypox

In a recent study published in Tropical Medicine and International Health, researchers conducted a scoping review of available literature on monkeypox (MPX). Study: The re-emerging monkeypox disease. Image Credit: FOTOGRIN/Shutterstock Background MPX is a zoonosis caused by the MPX virus…

SARS-CoV-2 transmission from infected owner to pet rats

On March 2022, the World Health Organization declared the rapid spread of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) to be a pandemic, which has been popularly known as the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Since then, scientists have…