News tagged with virus outbreak
Toward 'universal' vaccine: Scientists describe antibodies that protect against large variety of flu viruses
A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute and Crucell Vaccine Institute in the Netherlands describes three human antibodies that provide broad protection against Influenza B virus strains. ...
Medical research Aug 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Pandemic flu continues to threaten public health, especially in the wake of the recent emergence of an H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza strain in humans. A recent study published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—This year's unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Global travel and climate warming could be creating the right conditions for outbreaks of a new virus in this country, according to a new Cornell University computer model.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—When weather radar shows a funnel cloud, the tornado sirens howl, and folks run for cover. With outbreaks of West Nile virus, it's not that simple.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Global health officials are closely monitoring a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left a Qatari citizen in critical condition in London.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
A novel avian influenza virus has acquired the ability to infect aquatic mammals and was responsible for an outbreak of fatal pneumonia that recently struck harbor seals in New England, according to scientists at the Center ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Southampton, University of Oxford and Retroscreeen Virology Ltd have discovered a series of peptides, found on the internal structures of influenza viruses that could lead ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Investigators have identified a human chromosome containing a specific gene associated with susceptibility to herpes simplex labialis (HSL), the common cold sore. Published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and now av ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 28, 2011 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0 |
People carrying extra pounds may need extra protection from influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Arriving at a rapid and accurate diagnosis is critical during flu outbreaks, but until now, physicians and public health officials have had to choose between a highly accurate yet time-consuming test or a rapid but error-prone ...
Medical research Aug 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
A novel virus that spread through a California monkey colony in late 2009 also infected a human researcher and a family member, UCSF researchers have found, the first known example of an adenovirus "jumping" from one species ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 14, 2011 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A new case of the deadly coronavirus has been detected in Saudi Arabia where 15 people have already died after contracting it, the health ministry announced on Saturday on its Internet website.
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