Rocky Mountain Laboratories

2:53 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Monkey model of Hantavirus opens new research opportunities

Sin Nombre virus particle emerges from a cell.
Credit NIAID

Hantavirus season is here and health officials are warning people to take precautions to guard against the virus that can lead to fatigue, aches and eventually progress to coughing,   shortness of breath and in some cases - death.

National Institutes of Health researchers have developed an important animal model of human hantavirus pulmonary syndrome that may - one day - lead to treatments, vaccines and improve diagnosis methods.

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Rocky Mountain Labs
1:48 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Hamilton's Rocky Mountain Labs researchers help crack a viral mystery

Transmission electron micrograph of novel coronavirus particles, colorized in yellow.

U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases scientists say a drug combination may prove useful in treating an emerging respiratory virus that's proven fatal outside the United States.

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