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Incurable mosquito virus hits Australia

May 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 18 (IANS) A deadly mosquito-borne virus, that reportedly has no cure and no vaccination, has claimed the lives of two Australian people, officials said.The Murray Valley Encephalitis virus ... Read more...

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Scientists find way to predict mosquito outbreaks

March 25th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A team of Australian researchers has found a way to predict plagues of disease-carrying mosquitoes up to two months ahead.According to ecologist Associate Professor Corey Bradshaw from ... Read more...

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Researchers can predict number of mosquitoes two months ahead

March 25th, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 25 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to predict how many mosquitoes will be there in a given area, up to two months ahead. This should help fight outbreaks of ... Read more...

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Global warming can infect blood used for transfusions

August 19th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 19 (ANI): Rising temperatures can threaten the safety of blood used for life-saving transfusions, warn experts.According to a new report by West Australian researchers, global warming will increase the ... Read more...

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Australian research offers hope to chikungunya patients

May 6th, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by admin
By Neena Bhandari Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Researchers from the University of Canberra have identified the cell and proteins behind the arthritic inflammation caused by mosquito-borne viral diseases like Ross river virus, endemic ... Read more...

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