Feline coronavirus is typically shed in feces by healthy cats and transmitted by the fecal-oral route to other cats. The drug GS shows promise as an antiviral treatment for FIP, but at the moment it's only available on the black market and still requires further research. Feline coronavirus is found in cat populations around the world. The only known exceptions are on the Falkland Islands and the Galapagos , where studies found no occurrences of FCoV antibodies in cats tested.
Diseases and parasites in salmon
IDRI – Infectious Disease Research Institute
The issue of decriminalizing illicit drugs is hotly debated, but is rarely subject to evidence-based analysis. This paper examines the case of Portugal, a nation that decriminalized the use and possession of all illicit drugs on 1 July Drawing upon independent evaluations and interviews conducted with 13 key stakeholders in and , it critically analyses the criminal justice and health impacts against trends from neighbouring Spain and Italy. It concludes that contrary to predictions, the Portuguese decriminalization did not lead to major increases in drug use. Indeed, evidence indicates reductions in problematic use, drug-related harms and criminal justice overcrowding.
PhD in Infectious Diseases and Immunity
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Variola viruses traditionally have been classified as variola major and variola minor on the basis of the severity of clinical illness caused by infection. Recognized variola minor strains include:. There are many viruses in the family Poxviridae with vertebrate host ranges that do not include humans; related viruses that can cause natural infections in humans include:.