The bovine tuberculosis is a disease which is caused by the bacteria known as Mycobacterium bovis. It usually affects animals such as cattle, buffalo, and many other mammals causing illness, coughing, and even death. It can affect lungs, lymph nodes and many other parts of the body. Mainly its transmission occurs from animals to humans and also to the other animals. M. … [Read more...] about Bovine and zoonotic tuberculosis – a major health concern for animals and humans
Few treatment options for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
A novel coronavirus called 2019-nCoV is a new strain of coronaviruses. The disease caused by the new coronavirus, first identified in Wuhan province of China, has been named as COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019). The virus that causes COVID-19 is also known as SARS-COV-2. The COVID-19 virus belongs to a family of viruses that cause Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome … [Read more...] about Few treatment options for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)
What is COVID-19? How can we win against it?
Novel coronavirus, a member of the family Coronaviridae, is named so because of spikes on the outer surface of the virus. These are 65 to 125 nm in diameter, posses single-stranded genomic RNA material, and have 26 to 32 kbp genomic size. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is a highly communicable and pathogenic viral … [Read more...] about What is COVID-19? How can we win against it?
Hantaviruses: Here is what we need to know to avoid infections
Hantaviruses are members of the order Bunyavirales and family Hantaviridae. These are tri-segmented, enveloped, and negative-sense RNA viruses that contain spike glycoproteins Gn and Gc. Small genome segment (S) is 1.8-2.1 kb, medium segment (M) 3.7-3.8 kb and large segment (L) 6.5-6.6 kb in size. Hanta viruses are of great significance in causing zoonotic diseases such … [Read more...] about Hantaviruses: Here is what we need to know to avoid infections