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Cissampelos pareira Linn: Natural Source of Potent Antiviral Activity against All Four Dengue Virus Serotypes

Dengue disease is a major public health concern around the world. It is spread to humans through the bite of Aedes mosquitoes which serve as carriers of the disease-causing viruses. There are four serotypes of…

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Re-emergence of chikungunya infection in parts of India causes public health threat

Chikungunya virus, which can cause severe morbidity, has re-emerged in certain geographic regions of India. The rates of infection are highest in South India, moderate in the Western region, and uncommon in North India. Keys to diagnosis: Fever for up to 7 days Rashes, joint pain and swelling, vomiting, and… 

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