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Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure
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Infectious diseases: Predictions of virus spillover across species : Nature : Nature Research

Infectious diseases: Predictions of virus spillover across species : Nature : Nature Research | Viruses, Immunology & Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca | Scoop.it
Most human infectious diseases are initially transmitted from animals. An analysis of all known mammalian viruses improves our understanding of such cross-species spillover, with potential benefits for public health.
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Bird flu 'passed between humans'

Bird flu 'passed between humans' | Viruses, Immunology & Bioinformatics from Virology.uvic.ca | Scoop.it
Researchers have reported the first case of human-to-human transmission of the new bird flu that has emerged in China.

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ComplexInsight's curator insight, August 6, 2013 9:16 PM

First recorded case of human to human transmission of  H7N9 is being reported by BBC following publication of research findings and an editorial in the British Medical Journal. However the case does not mean the virus can easily spread between humans and according to DrJames Rudge of the London School of Hygiene and Triopical Medicine  the occurance is is not suprising since limited transmission has been seen in other bird flu viruses such as H5N1. 

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The Scale of the Universe - An Interactive Visual Understanding of How Small Viruses and Microorganisms Really Are

Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
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