Preventing disease outbreaks with computational biology, how far can we go?

By Portal Team published on 5/6/2018 Introduction Microorganisms are present in our daily life. While most of the time they cause minimal to no harm, they also have the potential of becoming pathogenic; triggering diseases that eventually lead to outbreaks. Critical questions in the epidemiological field are when, where, and why new microorganisms are going […]

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Reunion dengue outbreak continues with 368 additional cases

By Robert Herriman on 7/6/2018 French health officials are reporting 368 additional dengue fever cases during the most recent week, bringing the outbreak total on the island of Reunion to 4292 laboratory confirmed or probable cases since the beginning of the year. Eighty-two people required hospitalization and 10 people were diagnosed with severe dengue. The average age […]

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