Ariel Hurvitz

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This study assessed the insecticidal effect in the laboratory and in the field of the new pyrethroid beta-cypermethrin against Triatoma infestans, the vector of Chagaś disease, and compared it with that of deltamethrin. Comparison of the 50% lethal dosis (LD50) of both pyrethroids showed that beta-cypermethrin is more effective against the nymphs and that(More)
Smallpox has played a notorious role in human history. It has been the cause of millions of deaths throughout the centuries, yet, it was the first infectious disease that was ever eradicated thanks to a worldwide program. Smallpox vaccine, manufactured from the vaccinia virus, was the first vaccine ever produced. Recent bioterrorism events in the USA have(More)
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