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February 2, 2015


Scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus budding from the surface of a Vero cell

What is Ebola?

With no licensed Ebola vaccines, early recognition and care is necessary. Know the facts!

December 2, 2005



Did you know that the virus that causes chicken pox, the varicella-zoster virus, never actually leaves your body? It lies dormant from the time you get the illness, in nerve cells alongside your spinal cord. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

October 21, 2004


Swimming With Germs

How clean is the average backyard pool is? Find out on this Moment of Science.

January 21, 2004


Euro Itch

People who were itching for the debut of the euro might have gotten more than they hoped for.

September 27, 2003


Scarlet Fever

Toxins produced by the nasty streptococci bacteria are released at the site of infection and are absorbed into the infected person’s blood stream.

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