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Treatment for West Nile and Dengue closer after University of Alberta discovery First posted: Thursday, December 17, 2015 02:46 PM MST Treatment and prevention of diseases caused by West Nile virus and Dengue virus infections are closer after a discovery by University of Alberta researchers. The research examines a previously unknown connection between flaviviruses -- including West Nile virus, Dengue virus and tick-borne encephalitis virus -- and organelles known as peroxisomes that help coordinate the body's immune responses. Postdoctoral fellow Jaehwan You and PhD student Shangme
I thought I would share with you my experience, which until now I am still recovering. It is kinder ironic as I am the most obsessive in our house about making sure we spray and use off lotion, always doing my best to try and prevent being bitten and to be honest don't remember being bitten for month's, however from what I have learned I was probably infected 4-7 days prior to my symptoms appearing It started last Saturday morning, I felt like my brain was going to burst out of my head, a had the worst throbbing headache you can imagine, my appetite was also not good. I took plenty of
Palawan is a beautiful place and is worth going there for a week or two but if you do make sure you spray yourself regularly and watch out for those dengue carrying mossies. After a month there I contracted dengue in Puerto Princesa and was admitted to the Palawan Adventist hospital. It was not a nice experience and am still recovering after 4 weeks of being discharged. Just a warning folks.......
http://ph.news.yahoo.com/bugged-mosquitoes-tasked-wipe-dengue-131523878.html A novel way to eliminate dengue involves actually exposing more mosquitoes to the environment. Except that these little critters are "bugged." The mosquitoes are "bugged" with a particular bacterium calledWolbachia, which is considered harmless to humans but blocks a mosquito’s ability to pass the dengue virus off to its offspring and to human hosts. Wolbachia also shortens mosquitoes' lives, Australian Professor Scott O’Neill, Dean of Science at Australia's Monash University, told members of the Philippine gover