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WHO | WHO supplies personal protective equipment to health workers responding to Ebola

WHO | WHO supplies personal protective equipment to health workers responding to Ebola | The Virologist | Scoop.it
This photo story shows the equipment being delivered, how health workers are being trained to use the equipment properly, and follow strict recommended infection control precautions.
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HPA - Novel Coronavirus (September 2012)

HPA - Novel Coronavirus (September 2012) | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Human coronaviruses are named for the crown-like projections on the surface of the virus. They are a group of viruses that cause respiratory infections in humans and animals.
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TWiV 199: Of mice, ticks, and pigs

TWiV 199: Of mice, ticks, and pigs | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Outbreaks of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Yosemite National Park and novel swine-origin influenza in the US midwest, and isolation of the Heartland virus from two patients in Missouri with severe febrile illness.
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Scientists reveal how deadly virus silences immune system

Scientists reveal how deadly virus silences immune system | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have determined the structure of a critical protein from the Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola virus.
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Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus Yields Key Insights

Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus Yields Key Insights | The Virologist | Scoop.it

Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus Yields Key Insights, Scientists Say Studies showed that the 2009 pandemic virus had structural similarities with the 1918 virus and explained why younger people, who had never been exposed to...

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Yosemite deer mice being trapped, killed following virus outbreak - Reuters

Yosemite deer mice being trapped, killed following virus outbreak - Reuters | The Virologist | Scoop.it

Yosemite deer mice being trapped, killed following virus outbreak - Reuters. Park officials have closed nearly 100 tent cabins in Curry Village infested with deer mice, which carry the virus.

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PGI to organize convention on arboviral infections - Times of India

PGI to organize convention on arboviral infectionsTimes of India...
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Deadly virus fear at Yosemite - Brisbane Times

Deadly virus fear at Yosemite - Up to 10,000 people may have been exposed to a deadly virus after staying at California's Yosemite National Park over the summer. 01/09/12.

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Virus Causes Mad Snake Disease

Virus Causes Mad Snake Disease | The Virologist | Scoop.it

Virus Causes Mad Snake Disease. Until now, no one knew why pythons and boa constrictors would sometimes tie themselves up in knots, stare into space and appear drunk.

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Dengue fever pandemic in South Vietnam

Dengue fever pandemic in South Vietnam | The Virologist | Scoop.it

"Dengue fever pandemic in South Vietnam. On August 15, the Ministry of Health held a conference to discuss implementing of urgent preventive measures to contain the pandemic. Dr.

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Five infected with West Nile virus in Greece

Five infected with West Nile virus in Greece | The Virologist | Scoop.it

Five people have been infected with the mosquito borne West Nile virus, which can cause encephalitis and meningitis.

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Dengue-2 Alert - Pune Mirror

Dengue-2 Alert - Pune Mirror | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Dengue-2 Alert Pune Mirror Dr V M Yemul, KEM medical superintendent, said, "We have already alerted Pune Municipal Corporation's (PMC) health department about this, and have asked National Institute of Virology (NIV) to collect samples of those...
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Medical Laboratory and Biomedical Science: The zika virus: a new threat from the tiger mosquito

Medical Laboratory and Biomedical Science: The zika virus: a new threat from the tiger mosquito | The Virologist | Scoop.it
RT @LaboratoryEQAS: The zika virus: a new threat from the tiger mosquito http://t.co/nw29wVaGKS #Medlab #Microbiology #Virology #Science
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Uganda announces launch of cervical cancer vaccination

Uganda announces launch of cervical cancer vaccination | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Uganda has embarked on a comprehensive vaccination program against Cervical Cancer for all Primary Four girls.
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Yosemite virus alert to 230,000

Yosemite virus alert to 230,000 | The Virologist | Scoop.it
Yosemite park rangers expand a health advisory about a killer virus to nearly a quarter of a million people who have stayed there since June.
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Two Mutations Can Transform A Swine Flu Virus - NPR

Two Mutations Can Transform A Swine Flu Virus - NPR | The Virologist | Scoop.it

Two Mutations Can Transform A Swine Flu Virus -So many people might feel the relative fizzle of a flu pandemic three years ago somehow immunizes the globe against another one for awhile.

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'It's not an epidemic' - Times of India

'It's not an epidemic' - Times of India | The Virologist | Scoop.it

'It's not an epidemic' Even though the number of dengue cases is rising exponentially with each passing day, health officials on Tuesday denied that the vector-borne disease is taking the form of an epidemic.

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New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered In Missouri

New Tick-Borne Virus Discovered In Missouri | The Virologist | Scoop.it
A never-before-seen tick-borne illness was responsible for sickening two farmers in Missouri in 2009, according to a new report from government researchers.
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Virus kills hundreds of deer in Chicago area

Virus kills hundreds of deer in Chicago area - Hundreds of deer in the Chicago area have been killed by a virus previously unknown in the area.

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Tackling dengue: Mosquito nets in Kolkata hospitals to check cross infection - Times of India

Tackling dengue: Mosquito nets in Kolkata hospitals to check cross infection: The health department has decided to promote the use of mosquito nets for dengue patients at hospitals to prevent cross infection.

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HIV vaccine enters second phase of testing on volunteers

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HIV vaccine enters second phase of testing on volunteers, Shao Yiming, director of the virology and immunology department of the National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention, said at a news conference that the trial will...

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West Nile Virus, EEE positive mosquito pool found in Norwood

West Nile Virus, EEE positive mosquito pool found in Norwood | The Virologist | Scoop.it

West Nile Virus, EEE positive mosquito pool found in Norwood. Mosquito pools in Norwood have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). A positive sample was found on Aug.

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Deer likely dying from gnat-spread virus, biologists say

Deer likely dying from gnat-spread virus, biologists say. Biologists have confirmed that a sickly deer found in Rogers County was dying of a hemorrhagic disease spread by a biting gnat and say 10 other deer found dead in the area along the...

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