News tagged with measles virus

Oncolytic virus extends survival in medulloblastoma model

A strain of measles virus engineered to kill cancer cells prolongs survival in a model of medulloblastoma that is disseminated in the fluid around the brain, according to a new study by researchers at Ohio State University ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Why measles spreads so quickly

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered why measles, perhaps the most contagious viral disease in the world, spreads so quickly. The virus emerges in the trachea of its host, provoking a cough that fills the air with particles ...

Nov 02, 2011
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