The Fight Against Zika Relies On Animal Research

The Fight Against Zika Relies On Animal Research

The World Health Organization has declared a “public health emergency” in the¬†ongoing outbreak of the Zika virus, as well as its probable link to microcephaly in infants. While Zika has been on the rise since 2014, it has recently reached pandemic levels and is forecast to spread to nearly all of North America. There is […]

Ebola virus evolving: What does it mean for us?

Ebola virus evolving: What does it mean for us?

Since the 1970s, researchers have worked diligently to gather data from every Ebola outbreak. Recently, British researchers compiled this data and used computer progams to analyze the genetic changes in the virus. Their findings? The Ebola virus has evolved. Viruses change and evolve all the time, so it’s not surprising that the Ebola virus has […]