Navigation Links
New findings come to light about monkeypox

The monkeypox virus, which had attacked 72 people in US in 2003 in an outbreak// of the disease, did not kill anybody, although it is considered to be fatal disease. A new research unveils that these cases were amongst the few strains of the virus that are not fatal.

Monkeypox is a very rare viral disease said to originate from African continent. It had been so named because it was first identified in monkeys in the laboratory. The symptoms of the disease are usually similar to smallpox, but are mild by nature. However unlike smallpox, this condition causes the lymph glands to swell.

In 2003 there were cases of monkeypox reported in US where the people got infected from the pet dogs that had carried the virus home from other animals.

Researchers for the study had suggested that evidence points out to the strain of virus that had traveled half the globe came from West Africa. This was one of the less virulent virus strains and had been seen in the western world for the first time. One of the reasons for the virus which primarily infects the animals is seen to affect the humans is the fact that human habitats are increasingly encroaching into animal habitat leading to the spread of diseases from the animals to the humans and vice versa.

Reference: Virology, July 2005
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Fat findings
2. New findings, throw light on obesity
3. Doctors operate upon patients in candlelight- latest from the quake scene
4. “Don’t fear long haul flights!” Vascular surgeon tells travelrs
5. Hazards of sunlight
6. Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk
7. Arterial stiffness prevented by light drinking
8. New light on Cardiology
9. Diet, Sunlight connected to Breast Cancer Risk
10. Dangers of sunlight
11. A ray of light on Cardiology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/24/2017)... Spain (PRWEB) , ... April 24, 2017 , ... ... on the development of next generation neuro-thrombectomy systems for the treatment of Acute ... and manufacture its ANCD BRAIN device as the product advances towards regulatory and ...
(Date:4/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... "An event Horizon is a place where the laws of ... and Music. These are created as Metaphysical Transformations where music, which is the origin ... the ultimate singularity.", -- Karen Salicath Jamali , Karen will also preview her upcoming ...
(Date:4/22/2017)... ... ... Ecommerce sales have grown every year since the 1990’s, with 2016 retail ... of rapid innovation and growth are often neglected in the name of progress. As ... individual’s job to give something back to the planet that provides the resources needed ...
(Date:4/22/2017)... White Plains, NY (PRWEB) , ... April 22, ... ... Quarterly Report, which shows that U.S. consumers can save an average of 70% ... Even greater savings (up to 97%) are available when purchasing from other countries. ...
(Date:4/22/2017)... Capistrano (PRWEB) , ... April 22, 2017 , ... The San Juan Capistrano summer ... released a parenting report outlining the need for summer camps to provide physical activities for ... Importance of Physical Activity In Summer Camps , With an increase in specialty camps that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)...  Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE ... new treatments for cancer and other unmet medical ... announced underwritten public offering of 23,625,084 shares of ... of $2.00 per share, before deducting underwriting discounts ... Sorrento.  The net proceeds to Sorrento from this ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017  Novartis today announced the ... Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the ... of patients with treatment-naïve severe aplastic anemia (SAA) ... with eltrombopag at the initiation of and concurrently ... evaluated three sequential treatment groups, or cohorts. Cohort ...
(Date:4/18/2017)... April 18, 2017 Cogentix Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... the Urology, Uro/Gyn and Gynecology markets with innovative and ... quarter ended March 31, 2017 after the market close ... Company will host a conference call and webcast to ... May 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (3:30 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: