Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses: Global Emerging Health Threats is the go-to resource for both historical and current information on this important virus that is rapidly increasing its global range. Epidemics since 2005 have spread from Africa and Asia, and through Europe, and an ongoing epidemic has caused nearly two million cases in the Americas. It causes severe crippling arthritis, with symptoms lasting for months or years. As no vaccine or treatment is available, there is international interest in the virus, thus funding opportunities for research have dramatically increased. This book presents our understanding of the virus, bringing comprehensive knowledge in a single source. Provides a comprehensive collection of the state-of-the-art on CHIKV biology in a go-to reference book Edited by leaders in the field who provide a single, up-to-date source of information Gives a better understanding of the transmission and spread of chikungunya virus, a clear, coherent description of the outcomes of infection (both acute and chronic), and its biology and risk factors Pulls relevant background information to justify projects of many professionals developing vaccines and mosquito vector control approaches

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  • Author : Stephen Higgs
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • ISBN : 0128118660
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses
  • Author : Stephen Higgs,Dana L. Vanlandingham,Ann Powers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 May 2018
GET THIS BOOKChikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses: Global Emerging Health Threats is the go-to resource for both historical and current information on this important virus that is rapidly increasing its global range. Epidemics since 2005 have spread from Africa and Asia, and through Europe, and an ongoing epidemic has caused nearly two million cases in the Americas. It causes severe crippling arthritis, with symptoms lasting for months or years. As no vaccine or treatment is available, there is international interest in the virus, thus

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses
  • Author : Stephen Higgs,Dana L. Vanlandingham,Ann Powers
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 01 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKChikungunya and Zika Viruses

Chikungunya and Zika Viruses: Global Emerging Health Threats is the go-to resource for both historical and current information on this important virus that is rapidly increasing its global range. Epidemics since 2005 have spread from Africa and Asia, and through Europe, and an ongoing epidemic has caused nearly two million cases in the Americas. It causes severe crippling arthritis, with symptoms lasting for months or years. As no vaccine or treatment is available, there is international interest in the virus, thus

ZIKA VIRUS DISEASE

ZIKA VIRUS DISEASE
  • Author : Adnan Quereshi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 November 2017
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Zika Virus provides an authoritative account of one of most fascinating viruses of the 21st century, covering all the main points. It includes coverage of clinical manifestations, such as fever and fatigue, but also delves into neurological manifestations like acute demyelinating neuropathy. In addition, the book discusses new evidence that suggests that Zika fever in pregnant women can cause abnormal brain development in fetuses by mother-to-child transmission. The Zika virus infection has become one of the first where women are

Current Topics in Chikungunya

Current Topics in Chikungunya
  • Author : Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 24 August 2016
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Chikungunya, an arbovirus, is a major global threat affecting multiple areas of the world, even Europe, but recently (2014 - 2015) with large epidemics in Latin America, causing an important acute and chronic morbidity with a low, but present, mortality. This book tries to update the significant epidemiological and clinical research in many aspects with a multinational perspective. This book has been organized in two major sections: (I) ''Clinical and Epidemiological Aspects'' and (II) ''Entomology.'' Section I includes topics covering experiences

Current Topics in Zika

Current Topics in Zika
  • Author : Alfonso J. Rodriguez-Morales
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 13 June 2018
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Zika was an arbovirus not considered relevant until the epidemics of 2007, where in the islands of the Pacific, Yap, Micronesia, and others, and later in the Americas in 2015-2016, it created a significant public health threat. Zika is a flavivirus that has been especially important not just for the high number of cases but also for its related morbidity. In the case of adult population, multiple neurological diseases are already associated and in pregnant women because of its confirmed teratogenic

CDC Yellow Book 2020

CDC Yellow Book 2020
  • Author : CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION. (CDC)
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 11 June 2019
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The definitive reference for travel medicine, updated for 2020! "A beloved travel must-have for the intrepid wanderer." -Publishers Weekly "A truly excellent and comprehensive resource." -Journal of Hospital Infection The CDC Yellow Book offers everything travelers and healthcare providers need to know for safe and healthy travel abroad. This 2020 edition includes: · Country-specific risk guidelines for yellow fever and malaria, including expert recommendations and 26 detailed, country-level maps · Detailed maps showing distribution of travel-related illnesses, including dengue, Japanese encephalitis, meningococcal meningitis, and schistosomiasis ·

Global Virology I - Identifying and Investigating Viral Diseases

Global Virology I - Identifying and Investigating Viral Diseases
  • Author : Paul Shapshak,John T. Sinnott,Charurut Somboonwit,Jens H. Kuhn
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 July 2015
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This book provides trajectories and illustrations of viruses that have catapulted into the global arena (linked to humans, animals, and vectors) due to human behaviors in recent years, as well as viruses that have already shown expansion among humans, animals, and vectors just a few decades ago. Topics in the current book include: vaccines environmental impact emerging virus transmission Filovirus (Ebola) hemorrhagic fevers flaviviruses Dengue evasion papillomaviruses Hepatitis C Nipah virus giant viruses hantaviruses bunyaviruses encephalitides West Nile virus Zika

Emerging Zoonoses

Emerging Zoonoses
  • Author : I. W. Fong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 February 2017
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The book begins with a review of zoonotic pandemics of the past: the “Black Death” or bubonic plague of the Middle Ages, the Spanish Influenza pandemic (derived from avian influenza) of the early 20th century, to the more modern pandemic of AIDS/HIV infection, which originated in Africa from primates. However, the majority of chapters focus on more recent zoonoses, which have been recognized since the late 20th century to the present: · SARS and MERS coronaviruses· New avian influenza viruses ·

Zika Virus: What Have We Learnt Since the Start of the Recent Epidemic?

Zika Virus: What Have We Learnt Since the Start of the Recent Epidemic?
  • Author : Rubén Bueno-Marí, Juan-Carlos Saiz,Óscar D. Salomón, Luis C. Villamil-Jiménez,Jorg Heukelbach,Carlos H. Alencar,Paul Armstrong,Paulo Henrique Rosado-de-Castro,Pedro M. Pimentel-Coelho
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 12 April 2018
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The considerable number of viral infectious disease threats that have emerged since the beginning of the 21st century have shown the need to dispose global and coordinated responses to fight properly and efficiently against them. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (2003), avian influenza in humans (2005), A(H1N1) pandemic influenza (2009), Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) (2012 onward) and Ebola virus disease (2014-2015) are some of the most important examples. The latest emerging and devastating threat was Zika virus, an arbovirus that provoked

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Emerging Infectious Diseases
  • Author : Onder Ergonul,Fusun Can,Murat Akova,Lawrence Madoff
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 May 2014
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More than 30 newly emerged microorganisms and related diseases have been discovered in the past 20 years. Since these infections are so new, even infectious diseases experts and clinical microbiologists need more information. This book covers recently emerged infectious diseases based on real cases and provides comprehensive information including different aspects of the infections. Written in a ‘teaching’ style, this book is of interest to every medical specialist and student. Includes more than 35 emerging infection cases based on the following criteria: newly

Dengue and Zika: Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies

Dengue and Zika: Control and Antiviral Treatment Strategies
  • Author : Rolf Hilgenfeld,Subhash G. Vasudevan
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 May 2018
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This contributed volume contains 25 chapters from leading international scientists working on dengue and Zika viruses, who came together in Praia do Tofo in Mozambique to discuss the latest developments in the fields of epidemiology, pathogenesis, structural virology, immunology, antiviral drug discovery and development, vaccine efficacy, and mosquito control programs. The meeting venue offered an opportunity to discuss current research on these flaviviruses in an idyllic setting, and also to develop first-hand appreciation of the issues in infectious diseases facing developing

Untargeted Alternative Routes of Arbovirus Transmission

Untargeted Alternative Routes of Arbovirus Transmission
  • Author : Julien Pompon
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 19 January 2021
GET THIS BOOKUntargeted Alternative Routes of Arbovirus Transmission

Arboviruses have become global threats. Common to Dengue, Zika, yellow fever, chikungunya, and Mayaro viruses is their ability to be transmitted by mosquitoes. Several strategies based on transgenics or microbiology are currently being field-tested. While this approach seems hopeful, the research community needs to focus on potential backlash from these technologies to prevent failure. The aim of the Special Issue is to cover different transmission routes that are untargeted by the newly developed strategies to foresee limitations. Here, Fontenille & Powell

Locating Zika

Locating Zika
  • Author : Kevin Bardosh
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 20 December 2019
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The emergence of Zika virus in 2015 challenged conventional ideas of mosquito-borne diseases, tested the resilience of health systems and embedded itself within local sociocultural worlds, with major implications for environmental, sexual, reproductive and paediatric health. This book explores this complex viral epidemic and situates it within its broader social, epidemiological and historical context in Latin America and the Caribbean. The chapters include a diverse set of case studies from scholars and health practitioners working across the region, from Brazil, Venezuela,