Why are bats such vectors for diseases?

February 10, 2020

As the new coronavirus rapidly spreads throughout China and around the world, scientists are indicating that the virus likely originated in bats. Specifically, they ...

Virus discovered infecting bald eagles

October 29, 2019

Researchers recently discovered a virus infecting bald eagles across the country. The virus is a member of the hepacivirus genus, the same genus of viruses that ...

Experts take stock of West Nile lessons

October 3, 2019

West Nile virus was first detected in the United States in 1999, and it quickly spread from New York across the continent, into Canada and Mexico and then to ...
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