Sometimes, animal diseases spread to humans, and scientists don’t always know how that happens. However, a team of researchers says they have come up with a better way to predict how the phenomenon takes place. According to their model for Lassa fever, there will be twice as many human cases of the disease in Africa by 2070; Lassa fever is spread by rats. However, the method they have … [Read more...]
Has the Ebola Virus Been Lurking Undetected in West Africa?
Of all the viruses in the world, Ebola is one of the most feared ones. It has managed to kill over 600 people so far in West Africa, and studies show that it has been smoldering there for years. As a matter of fact, researchers claim that people who have been getting sick from it, thought they had a different illness. New studies of blood samples from people suffering from different viral-like … [Read more...]