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UNM researchers work to better understand Zika virus

UNM researchers work to better understand Zika virus

By Cindy Foster | May 02, 2016
Zika, Ebola, Dengue, Marburg – these viruses have made headlines for their sudden, dramatic arrival on the public health scene and their often serious consequences. But fighting them begins with the same basic research questions, according to UNM immunologist Steven B. Bradfute, PhD.
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UNM researchers target Zika-spreading mosquito with lemongrass oil

UNM researchers target Zika-spreading mosquito with lemongrass oil

By John Arnold | February 17, 2016
An herbal oil used for cooking and known for its pleasant citrus fragrance could be a potent weapon in the fight against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases. Researchers at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center have developed a novel and surprisingly simple technology that uses lemongrass oil to kill mosquito larvae.
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