News tagged with deadly viruses
A deadly new respiratory virus related to SARS has apparently spread from patients to health care workers in eastern Saudi Arabia, health officials said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation on Monday called on people in France, where two confirmed cases of the new SARS-like virus were recorded at the weekend, to stay calm and not overburden hospitals for fear of the deadly virus ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An experimental drug has shown promise in treating influenza, preventing lung injury and death from the virus in preclinical studies, according to University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers publishing in the journal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 01, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
China's deadly outbreak of H7N9 bird flu has spread to the central province of Hunan, local health authorities said Saturday, the third announcement in three days of a case in a new location.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A seven-year-old girl who contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu left hospital on Wednesday and appeared before media in an apparent bid by health authorities to cool concerns about the deadly virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A mutated bird flu virus that has killed six people in China displays worrying traits that warrant high vigilance, experts say, though the true extent of the threat is unclear.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Health officials say they still don't understand how a lesser-known bird flu virus was able to kill two men and seriously sicken a woman in China, but that it's unlikely that it can spread easily among hum ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research from the University of Reading could be crucial in the fight to stop the spread of killer viruses such as HIV and avian flu.
Medical research Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A five-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, bringing the country's toll from the deadly virus to five so far this year, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
'Evil' scientists, deadly viruses and terrorist plots are usually the preserve of Hollywood blockbusters. But when it comes to pandemic influenza, it is the stuff of real life. As controversy about research into the H5N1 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered a trigger by which the Hepatitis C virus enters liver cells ─ shedding light on how this serious and potentially deadly virus can begin to damage ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Twenty-five countries, many in hard-hit Africa, have at least halved new HIV infections in the past decade, with particular progress made toward protecting children from the deadly virus, the United Nations said Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010, 35 people in Greece died from a West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak, with a further 262 laboratory-confirmed human cases. A new article published in BioMedCentral's open access journal Virology Journal examines whethe ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Excessive immune reactions against the body's own skin cells can lead to painful and even chronic dermatitis. An international team of researchers at the MedUni Vienna, the MedUni Graz and the Salk Institute ...
Immunology Nov 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Health officials are set to draw blood from hundreds of Yosemite National Park employees as part of a research project that aims to help scientists better understand a potentially deadly virus carried by deer mice ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0