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USAID | PREDICT The appearance and spread of diseases, such as HIV/AIDS, Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Ebola virus disease (EVD), and pandemic influenza, have had profound global health impacts and adverse ramifications for human livelihoods and broader scale economics. The lives lost and financial consequences have illustrated our vulnerability...

Jens H. Kuhn, Nicolas Berthet, Martin Gabriel, Jean-Paul Gonzalez, Stephan Günther, Jimmy Kapetshi, Gary Kobinger, Gael Darren Maganga , Magassouba N’Faly, Daniel J. Park, Janusz T. Paweska, Pardis C. Sabeti, Robert Swanepoel, Jonathan S. Towner, Nathan L. Yozwiak, Kristian G. Andersen, Olga Blinkova, Robert F. Garry, Placide K. Mbala, Stuart T. Nichol, John S. Schieffelin, and Pierre Formenty, Sylvain Baize, J. Rodney Brister, Stephen...

Narong Nitatpattana, Kobkan Kanjanopas, Sutee Yoksan, Wichai Satimai, Narong Vongba, Sasiporn Langdatsuwan, Khajornpong Nakgoi, Supot Ratchakum, Nadia Wauquier, Marc Souris, Prasert Auewarakul6 and Jean-Paul Gonzalez Nitatpattana et al. Virology Journal 2014, 11:183  http://www.virologyj.com/content/11/1/183 Background: Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) outbreak recurrences in Thailand are unpredictable and separated by unexplained and often long...

Olivier Pernet, Bradley S. Schneider, Shannon M. Beaty, atthew LeBreton, Tatyana E. Yun, Arnold Park, Trevor T. Zachariah, Thomas A. Bowden, Peta Hitchens, Christina M. Ramirez, Peter Daszak, Jonna Mazet, Alexander N. Freiberg, Nathan D. Wolfe & Benhur Lee Nature Communications 5, Article Number: 5342 doi:10.1038 /ncomms6342  Received 12 January 2014, Accepted 19 September 2014, Published 18 November 2014 Zoonotic transmission of lethal henipaviruses (HNVs) from their natural...

Virology Journal 2014, 11:183  doi:10.1186/1743-422X-11-183 http://www.virologyj.com/content/11/1/183 Narong Nitatpattana, Kobkan Kanjanopas, Sutee Yoksan, Wichai Satimai, Narong Vongba, Sasiporn Langdatsuwan, Khajornpong Nakgoi, Supot Ratchakum, Nadia Wauquier, Marc Souris, Prasert Auewarakul and Jean-Paul Gonzalez Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) outbreak recurrences in Thailand are unpredictable and separated by unexplained and often long silent epidemiological periods that can last for several years. These silent periods could be explained in...

Aiah A. Gbakima  Jean-Paul Gonzalez Nathan D. Wolfe @virushunter TIME Aug. 1, 2014 The real way to control Ebola is to stop the fear and misunderstanding It was with heavy hearts that we learned Tuesday of the death of our colleague and friend Dr. Sheik Hummar Khan. Dr. Khan devoted his life...

Aug 16th 2014 | From the Economist print edition WHAT should the world do about Ebola? A rationalist might say: nothing. Rich countries with decent health infrastructure are not at risk because—unlike airborne viruses, such as influenza, or mosquito-borne ones, such as yellow fever—the disease can be isolated...