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Virologists making mutated versions of the H5N1 bird flu halted their research in January after a U.S. government advisory panel suggested that their work, though well-intentioned, had the potential to endanger the public.
Medical research Oct 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 2
Canada's Supreme Court on Friday decriminalized the non-disclosure of HIV status prior to sex where no realistic possibility of transmitting the potentially deadly virus exists.
HIV & AIDS Oct 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A huge vaccination campaign to protect 50 million people against meningitis has been launched in seven African countries aiming to stamp out the deadly virus, health officials said Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Snakes in the wild serve as hosts for the deadly mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalomyelitis Virus (EEEV), possibly acting as a "bridge" to the next season, according to researchers studying endemic areas in the Tuskegee ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Britain's Health Protection Agency has published an early genetic sequence of the new respiratory virus related to SARS that shows it is most closely linked to bat viruses, and scientists say camels, sheep or goats might ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
An isolated outbreak of a deadly disease known as acute hemorrhagic fever, which killed two people and left one gravely ill in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the summer of 2009, was probably caused by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A Qatari man suffering from a mystery respiratory virus from the same family as the deadly disease SARS is on an artificial lung to keep him alive, a British hospital said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have determined the structure of a critical protein from the Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola virus. These viruses cause similar diseases and are some of ...
Medical research Sep 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The deadly virus raising fears at California's Yosemite National Park does not spread easily, and, despite two recent deaths, does not warrant closing the park, a spokeswoman said Monday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Some 10,000 visitors to California's Yosemite National Park could have been exposed to a deadly virus that kills one in three victims and cannot be treated, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Three decades into the AIDS pandemic an end to new infections is in sight, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists on Sunday said they had found a key piece in the puzzle as to why a tiny minority of individuals infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.
HIV & AIDS Jun 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (17) | 1
Tests on a 19-year-old woman who died last week showed she had contracted the bird flu virus, Indonesia's third human death from the deadly disease this year, the health ministry said Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Indonesia on Friday reported its second human death from bird flu this year, with the death of a five-year-old girl who recently lost her relative to the deadly virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A bus driver in southern China who contracted the bird flu virus died Saturday, health authorities said, in the nation's first reported human case of the deadly disease in 18 months.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0