Rift Valley fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, is responsible for outbreaks in livestock in Africa and can also be fatal in humans. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur and the CNRS, working with...

Health officials in Uganda are reporting two Marburg virus fatalities in Kween District in the eastern part of the country. According to a post by the Uganda Virus Research Institute: Uganda Virus Research...

As many of you know, I’ve been doing a series on the podcast titled Parasites 101. I thought I’d something similar with virology and viruses and I reached out to who I feel is clearly one of the best...

A multi-institutional team of investigators reported this week in Science Translational Medicine on a new antiviral drug candidate that inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and...

A long time “pet peeve” of mine has been either reading an article by a journalist, or listening to a news anchor on the TV and hearing the following statement, “the individual had contracted...