Arresting HIV: Glycosylation and Halting Viral Replication
disease / gene / HIV / Ian MacArthur / virus

Arresting HIV: Glycosylation and Halting Viral Replication

By: Ian MacArthur In the effort to find a definitive cure for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), researchers will first have to discover a method of arresting viral replication in host cells. The cells of two young children with a congenital defect may provide a new means of preventing the replication of HIV in otherwise healthy … Continue reading

MERS: First Confirmed Case in the US and Exciting Treatment Potentials
Alexander Bernstein / disease / epidemic / Infectious Diseases / virus

MERS: First Confirmed Case in the US and Exciting Treatment Potentials

By: Alexander Bernstein First reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a coronavirus-caused respiratory illness that has claimed over a 100 lives in Saudia Arabia and has a deadly fatality rate of around 40%. Caused by a virus called MERS-CoV, this illness has since spread to 6 countries near the … Continue reading