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CORPSES at Rio Olympic venues: Viruses and murders spark fears for 2016 Games

Express.co.uk - ‎16 hours ago‎
CORPSES at Rio Olympic venues: Viruses and murders spark fears for 2016 Games. ROTTING corpses floating in a rat infested river in Brazil have sparked fears the Olympics could be the most shambolic in history.
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The Zika virus in Florida, explained in 600 words

Vox - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
On July 19, officials announced that a woman living in Miami-Dade County, Florida, had tested positive for the mosquito-borne and sexually transmitted virus. But unlike all of the other Zika cases reported in the US at the time, she had no travel ...

Compelling evidence that equine flu virus can infect humans – review

Horsetalk - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The influenza virus viewed under an electron microscope. Image: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Strong evidence exists that the equine influenza virus can occasionally infect humans, according to scientists, who suggest closer surveillance ...

UNM talk to focus on mobility of viruses

Albuquerque Journal - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Dr. Terry McNearney, a specialist in viruses at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, will discuss emerging pandemics from 3-5 p.m.

Migratory birds are not a reservoir for highly pathogenic flu viruses, evidence suggests

Science Daily - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The H5 avian influenza A virus that devastated North American poultry farms in 2014-15 was initially spread by migratory waterfowl, but evidence suggests such highly pathogenic flu viruses do not persist in wild birds. St. Jude Children's Research ...
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[VIDEO] Government destroys 1000 wildpolio type two viruses

The Star, Kenya - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The government has destroyed over 1000 wildpolio type 2 viruses at Kemri, meaning that Kenya is now Polio free as the last case was reported in 2013.

Science tries to reveal history of ancient Retro Viruses – Corpus Christi Technology Time

Daily Star Gazette - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Unfortunately, viruses do not leave fossils behind, meaning we know very little about how they originate and evolve. which don't leave behind evidence in solid rock?

Detecting Single Viruses in Urine: A New and Novel Approach

MD Magazine - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Infectious disease, internal medicine, primary care, hospital medicine, viruses, virus detection University of Texas at Austin researchers appear to have developed a novel technique based on electrochemical collisions to selectively, rapidly, and ...

Study shows high frequency of spontaneous mutation in Ebola virus

Doctor Tipster - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Ebola is a deadly form of viral hemorrhagic fever occurring in humans and other primates and is caused by Ebola viruses. It is understood that this virus transmitted to humans from wild animals and eventually spread in the human population through ...
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Sponsor: The right way to scan for viruses

Komando - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Protecting your computer, laptop, tablet and smartphone is more important than it ever has been before. As fun as the internet is, it's also crawling with bad links that can infect your devices with various types of malware.

Emerging viruses

Jamaica Observer - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
While there are readily available antibiotics to heal bacterial infections, antivirals to kill these viruses are not as widely available.
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Can Viruses Trigger Celiac Disease?

Celiac.com - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
He found that intestinal viruses can trigger a sort of long-term false alarm in celiac patients by upsetting the small intestine and transforming regulatory T lymphocytes into pro-inflammatory T lymphocytes.
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West Nile virus found in Lebanon County

Lebanon Daily News - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
David Schmidt, the county's West Nile Virus Surveillance Program coordinator, reported on Friday that a positive sample of mosquitoes with the virus was found Tuesday in the Campbelltown-area of South Londonderry Township. Positive samples were also ...

Pfizer bags option on oncolytic virus, partners up to advance through ...

FierceBiotech - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
Pfizer ($PFE) has secured an exclusive option to acquire Western Oncolytics' WO-12. The deal gives Pfizer a chance to pick up the oncolytic vaccinia virus once ...

Vaccine strategy induces antibodies that can target multiple influenza viruses

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Scientists have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans. The discovery will help guide development of a universal influenza vaccine, according to investigators at ...

Study to examine novel viruses via bed bugs

Xenia Gazette - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
Submitted photo John Trombley, a biomedical lab technician at the US Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine, works on exome sequencing to observe gene expression under hypoxic conditions for Air Force personnel.

Government destroys 1000 wildpolio type two viruses

The Star, Kenya - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
The government has destroyed over 1000 wildpolio type 2 viruses at Kemri, meaning that Kenya is now Polio free as the last case was reported in 2013.

Fighting digital viruses at Cambridge Memorial Hospital

Cambridge Times - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
CAMBRIDGE - Officials at Cambridge Memorial Hospital (CMH) are battling viruses of a different sort these days. In addition to the common cold and various infections diseases, hospital staff are battling hackers, spammers and electronic thieves bent on ...

Vaccine Strategy Induces Antibodies That Target Multiple Influenza Viruses

Drug Discovery & Development - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Scientists have identified three types of vaccine-induced antibodies that can neutralize diverse strains of influenza virus that infect humans. The discovery will help guide development of a universal influenza vaccine, according to investigators at ...
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