Biodefense Implications of New-World Hantaviruses
- BiologyFrontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology
This review seeks to clarify the categorization of Hantaviruses as a bioweapon, whilst defining the practicality of employing New-World Hantviruses and their effect on armies, infrastructure, and civilian targets.
Environmental Management Strategy to Control Air Germs in Tjitrowardojo District Hospital
Environmental factors play an important role in the presence of air germs in the patient rooms so appropriate environmental management strategies are needed to control the presenceofAir germs.
Viruses and Their Potential for Bioterrorism
- BiologyEncyclopedia of Virology
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Defense against filoviruses used as biological weapons.
- MedicineAntiviral research
Viruses of the Bunya- and Togaviridae families: potential as bioterrorism agents and means of control.
- Biology, MedicineAntiviral research
In Vitro Efficacy of ST246 against Smallpox and Monkeypox
- Biology, MedicineAntimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
In vitro phenotype data suggest that ST-246 inhibits variola and monkeypox viruses similarly by reducing the production and release of enveloped orthopoxvirus and support the development of ST- 246 as an antiviral therapeutic compound for the treatment of severe systemic orthop oxvirus infections.
Initial Genetic Characterization of the 1918 “Spanish” Influenza Virus
A novel H1N1 influenza A virus that belongs to the subgroup of strains that infect humans and swine, not the avian subgroup is identified.
Origin and evolution of the 1918 "Spanish" influenza virus hemagglutinin gene.
- BiologyProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Phylogenetic analyses suggest that the 1918 virus HA gene, although more closely related to avian strains than any other mammalian sequence, is mammalian and may have been adapting in humans before 1918.
Characterization of the Reconstructed 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic Virus
- Biology, MedicineScience
Reverse genetics was used to generate an influenza virus bearing all eight gene segments of the pandemic virus to study the properties associated with its extraordinary virulence, and confirmed that the coordinated expression of the 1918 virus genes most certainly confers the unique high-virulence phenotype observed with this pandemicirus.
Bioterrorism and Biocrimes: The Illicit Use of Biological Agents Since 1900 (February 2001 Revision)
- Political Science
Abstract : During the past five years, the threat of bioterrorism has become a subject of widespread concern. Journalists, academics, and policy analysts have considered the subject, and in most…
Origin of the West Nile virus responsible for an outbreak of encephalitis in the northeastern United States.
In late summer 1999, an outbreak of human encephalitis occurred in the northeastern United States that was concurrent with extensive mortality in crows (Corvus species) as well as the deaths of…