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Clinical Human Infection Model – CHIM

In CHIM, the researchers infected healthy volunteers with a weak strain of pathogen in a controlled setting. This helped them to learn more about infection and develop new vaccines. The model helps in the following It helps to study about the pathogen It helps to learn how the pathogen transmits the disease It also gives ..

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus

The disease Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has caused more than three deaths in the United States of America. The Department of Health has issued advisories to the people. What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis? Eastern Equine Encephalitis caused by EEE virus is a rare cause of brain infections (encephalitis). The EEE virus infection can result in ..

Prime Minister Launches National Animal Disease Control Programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the National Animal Disease Control Programme (NACDP) at Mathura of Uttar Pradesh. National Animal Disease Control Programme The National Animal Disease Control Programme is aimed at controlling and eradicating the Foot & Mouth Disease (FMD) and Brucellosis amongst the livestock in the country. The programme involves a 100 per cent ..

Mizoram government bans import of pigs and piglets from other countries

The Mizoram government has banned import of pigs and piglets from other countries in view of possible outbreak of the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) that has cost the lives of thousands of swines in the state. The orders were issued as the dreaded PRRS outbreak always occurred from March to July, during a ..

List of Human Diseases Caused By Bacteria and Viruses

List of Human Disease Caused By Virus & Bacteria Disease Causing Agent Infection / Transmission AIDS Human T -cell Leukemia Virus HTLV-III blood and sperms , thru sexual contact homo or heterosexual) Ascariasis Ascaris lumbricoides raw vegetables infected with eggs Athletes’ Foot Trichophyton bad foot hygiene Bacillary Dysentery Shigella Dysenterie flies, food, faeces Botulism Clostridium botulinum ..