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YCEI panel discussion: Anticipating and Adapting to Water Extremes Today

April 5 -

The Yale Climate & Energy Institute Annual Conference-Water: The Looming Crisisconference will focus on the science of predicting the ey help scientists design drugs to treat a virus infection that causes potentially fatal brain swelling and paralysis in children. The virus, called enterovirus 71, causes hand, foot and mouth disease and is common throughout the world. Although that disease usually is not fatal, the virus has been reported to cause fatal encephalitis in infants and young children, primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. Currently, no cure exists for the infection.the Gerald and Edna Mann Director of the Bindley Bioscience Center at Purdue.

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