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Read more at: Deadly Rift Valley fever: new insight, and hope for the future
Deadly Rift Valley fever: new insight, and hope for the future

Deadly Rift Valley fever: new insight, and hope for the future

8 August 2018

07 Sep 2018 - Health control measures alone could be ineffective in the long term fight against the deadly Rift Valley fever which affects both humans and animals, a new study involving CID member Prof James Wood reports.


Read more at: New model could help improve prediction of outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever
New model could help improve prediction of outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever

New model could help improve prediction of outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever

27 September 2016

Many of the major new outbreaks of disease, particularly in Africa, are so-called zoonotic infections, diseases that are transmitted to humans from animals. The Ebola virus, for example, which recently killed over 11,000 people across Africa, was most likely transmitted to humans from fruit bats.