IAEA uses drones to release sterile mosquitoes in high-risk Zika areas

Marking a milestone in the fight against vector-borne diseases, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) successfully released radiation-sterilized mosquitoes from drones in Brazil last as part of ongoing efforts to control mosquito populations there. IAEA, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Swiss-American nonprofit WeRobotics beganRead More →

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Kentucky’s Department of Open public Health recommended on Mon that unvaccinated many people in 6 of the state’s counties look for hepatitis A vaccination due to a continuing outbreak of hepatitis A infections. Of the 311 cases known of in Kentucky currently, 214 victims reside in the Jefferson County/Louisville area.Read More →

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Scientists have discovered how bacteria create a protein which allows the disease- leading to pathogens to adhere to individual cells, a discovering that may result in the advancement of novel antibiotics. All bacteria possess a typical secretion system which allows them to export various varieties of proteins beyond their cells.Read More →