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Nation 16 May 2021 | 12:11 PM

Flashback #Star50: Aedes to Zika – and we don’t care

Which species of animal in Malaysia is the most dangerous to humans? It’s the Aedes mosquito, having caused 111,285  cases of dengue and 1,000 deaths in the last five years. Yet, Malaysians remain apathetic with rubbish strewn everywhere trapping water. Now, the Zika virus is here and the Aedes just got more dangerous. 

World 09 Jan 2021 | 2:02 AM

Study reveals how one antibody blocks dangerous effects of dengue virus infection

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 (Xinhua) -- Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Michigan (UM) revealed how an antibody called 2B7 neutralizes one specific protein made by dengue virus called NS1, which is short for "non-structural protein 1" and is key to the dengue virus's ability to both replicate and cause disease.