Dengue fever could soon be history

New research by a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments or vaccines for Dengue fever, West Nile virus, Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses.

New tobacco plant fights West Nile virus

Scientists have developed therapeutics from a new generation of tobacco plant that fights West Nile virus and other pathogens.

DEET breakthrough could revolutionize global battle against malaria

Researchers including an Indian-origin have known that insects are repelled by N,N-diethyl-m-toluamide, also known as DEET, but which olfactory receptors insects used to sense it had eluded scientists for long.

Scientists crack secret of mosquito`s immunity

Scientists have cracked the code of how mosquitoes develop immunity to virus, potentially opening the way to better vaccines for diseases such as dengue.

West Nile cases up 40% from last week

A 40 percent rise in the number of West Nile cases has been reported in the United States, federal health officials said Wednesday.

US hit by biggest West Nile outbreak ever

The US has been hit hard by the largest ever outbreak of West Nile virus that has killed 47 people and infected an estimated 95,000 in 38 states.

Scientists on trail of West Nile Virus

Scientists are now one step closer in solving the mystery of how the West Nile Virus migrates.

Scientists on trail of West Nile Virus

Scientists are now one step closer in solving the mystery of how the West Nile Virus migrates.