Researchers On Alert After Isolated Case Of Mayaro Virus Found In Haiti

NPR: Why Scientists Are Keeping An Eye On A Little-Known Virus
“…[T]he new finding [of an isolated case of mosquito-borne Mayaro virus in Haiti], reported in the November issue of a CDC journal, suggests the need for vigilance — along with more research into why viral epidemics seem to be happening with increasing frequency, says Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogen Institute at the University of Florida in Gainesville…” (Sohn, 10/8).

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