Acute viral rhinopharyngitis, also known as "common cold", is an acute, self-limiting viral infection of the upper respiratory tract involving the nose, sinuses, pharynx and larynx. Discover the latest research on acute viral rhinopharyngitis here.
Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.
Chickenpox is caused by the varicella-zoster virus and leads to skin rashes and blisters. This highly contagious disease can be prevented with vaccines and treated with antivirals. Discover the latest research on Chickenpox here.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a potentially fatal tick-borne viral disease and one of the deadly hemorrhagic fevers.The onset of CCHF is sudden, with initial signs and symptoms including headache, high fever, back pain, joint pain, stomach pain, and vomiting. Red eyes, a flushed face, a red throat, and petechiae (red spots) on the palate are common. Discover the latest research on CCHF here.
Cytomegalovirus is a common infection among adults with little to no symptoms. Cytomegalovirus infection among immunocompromised hosts or organ transplant recipients can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Discover the latest research here.
Dengue Virus, a mosquito transmitted pathogen, is the causative agent of dengue fever, the most important arboviral disease of humans, which affects an estimated 50-100 million people annually. Discover the latest research here.
The recent ebola outbreak in west Africa has stressed the need for advances in research to develop a vaccine against this deadly virus. Much progress has been made in pre-clinical and clinical studies and future vaccines for the ebola virus look promising. Here is the latest research on ebola vaccines.