Public Health

Simple answer to why joints are most affected in mosquito-borne arthritis

There could be a simple explanation as to why the joints are most affected in arthritis caused by mosquito borne viruses, Queensland researchers say. QIMR Berghofer Inflammation Biology group leader Professor Andreas Suhrbier said the body’s first line of defence against viral infections caused by  Ross River virus and chikungunya virus were type 1 interferons. But ...

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