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New research shows that human herpesviruses (HHV)-6B and HHV-7, commonly know as roseola virus), account for one third of febrile status epilepticus (FSE) cases.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I found a cover story in a national magazine that purports there is much question about the need to lower cholesterol and to prescribe statin medicines. I can't believe this story wasn't front-page news, since 18 million Americans take statin drugs.
Measles, also known as Rubeola or Morbilli, is caused by a virus and infects the respiratory system. Morbilliviruses are enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a generalized maculopapular erythematous rash. It is spread through respiration and is highly contagious. 90% of people without immunity who share a living space with someone infected will get measles. Infection incubates for about 14 days and infectivity...
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