In July, a fifty-year-old Spaniard who had not visited any endemic countries was diagnosed with the chikungunya virus. Most likely, the infection occurred in his home town. This is not the first time the tropical virus has been transmitted in Europe. A publication in eLIFE shows that the distribution of the transmitting mosquito covers a great part of Europe. Continue reading
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Also this week MedZine brings you the latest medical news on various medical specialisms. In this editorial three striking studies are highlighted. The first identifies new compound that can stop viral replication of flu viruses. The second shows that ipecac syrup can be effective against bladder cancer. The third study describes that chemotherapy against breast cancer can be injected through the nipple. Continue reading
Also this week MedZine brings you the latest medical news on various medical specialisms. In this editorial we report about an exciting development in the field of anti-viral treatment. Continue reading