Tag: Ferrets

Monkeys, ferrets offer needed clues in COVID-19 vaccine race

The global race for a COVID-19 vaccine boils down to some critical questions: How much must the shots rev up someone’s immune system to really work? And could revving it the wrong way cause harm? Even as companies recruit tens of thousands of people for larger vaccine studies this summer, behind the scenes scientists still

Dogs are the Carriers of a new and very dangerous virus

Study: New flu virus could be transmitted from dogs to people A long-term study suggests that two Influenza-mix strains and a new influenza virus can form, which is spread by dogs. The virus could be transmitted from animals to humans. A Novel Strain Of Influenza In the past year, was published in the journal “mBio”