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Complex Animal, Human Transmission Patterns Seen In MERS-CoV
2013-09-20 07:14:44

As the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) continues to spread, researchers have been asking one big question – has it jumped from animals to humans just once or has it made several jumps throughout its history?

2013-04-10 16:39:31

A study at Rhode Island Hospital has found that despite complications, patients co-infected with the pandemic 2009-2010 influenza A H1N1 (pH1N1) and a second respiratory virus were not associated with worse outcomes or admission to the hospital's intensive care unit.

Scientists Find T-Cell Protein That Helps Ward Off Influenza
2013-01-30 14:00:43

Ever wonder why some people don’t get the flu even though everyone around them is getting sick? A group of Australia researchers believe they have found an important clue for solving this mystery.

One In Five People Infected During 2009 H1N1 Flu Pandemic
2013-01-25 13:00:32

A new study shows that at least one in five people in countries including India, Australia and the U.K. were infected with influenza during the first year of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic.

2012-10-09 14:13:17

Mathematicians have developed a powerful tool to quantify the spread and infectiousness of viruses like the pandemic H1N1 flu strain, which can be used together with modern laboratory techniques to help the healthcare system plan its response to disease outbreaks.

2012-05-14 05:07:09

Changing medicine in the Lab! Scientists are looking at ways to help identify the severity of virus infections by looking at the way the cells change within that virus.


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