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Vector competence of Aedes aegypti and screening for differentially expressed microRNAs exposed to Zika virus

Background: Zika virus (ZIKV) is transmitted to people primarily by Aedes aegypti. Earlier research on Ae. aegypti from Jiegao (JG) and Mengding (MD) in Yunnan province, China have proven that these mosquitoes are capable of transmit ZIKV to their offspring by way of vertical transmission, indicating that these two Ae. aegypti strains pose a possible threat…

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Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara as a Viral Vector for Vaccine Candidates against Chikungunya Virus

There’s a must develop a extremely efficient vaccine in opposition to the rising chikungunya virus (CHIKV), a mosquito-borne Alphavirus that causes extreme illness in people consisting of acute febrile sickness, adopted by persistent debilitating polyarthralgia and polyarthritis. On this assessment, we offer a short historical past of the event of the primary poxvirus vaccines that led to…

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