More attractive to mosquitoes: Dengue viruses change the smell of their hosts

Mosquitoes – what can I say, we hate them. They make annoying noises, they always buzz in front of your nose and their bites itch. And as if that weren’t enough, they also transmit diseases. By the way, this circumstance is very convenient for viruses. They are easily transported and spread from one place to … Read more

More attractive to mosquitoes: Dengue viruses change the smell of their hosts

Mosquitoes – what can I say, we hate them. They make annoying noises, they always buzz in front of your nose and their bites itch. And as if that weren’t enough, they also transmit diseases. By the way, this circumstance is very convenient for viruses. They are easily transported and spread from one place to … Read more

Coronavirus and Covid-19: why are some people not infected and others more than once?

The Human Challenge study from Great Britain A year ago, Imperial College London’s coronavirus project sparked the debate. For the so-called human health study, 36 young people between the ages of 18 and 30, who were neither vaccinated nor cured, were intentionally exposed to the corona virus by dripping a small amount of an original … Read more

Epidemics: where the next pandemic could come from

Remote cities in regions with high levels of forest loss in the area pose the greatest risk of animal pathogens causing epidemics in humans. This conclusion was reached by a Brazilian working group led by Cecilia S. Andreazzi of the Oswaldo Cruz Institute in Rio de Janeiro using a new model that takes into account … Read more