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May 28, 2018

 

You Can Spread The Flu By Breathing

When you have the flu, a simple breath may spread the virus.

November 4, 2016

 

Zika is a mosquito-borne virus related to dengue and yellow fever.

Zika Virus And The United States

Only ten strains of the Zika Virus infect humans.

May 22, 2015

 

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Runny Nose

If your kid's got a cold, it's best to just let the runny nose run its course.

April 14, 2015

 

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Can Bacteria Get Sick?

Bacteriophages turn the table on bacteria and the hunter becomes the hunted.

February 2, 2015

 

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What is Ebola?

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

August 20, 2014

 

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Infection-Chomping Viruses

Scientists harness the power of viruses to fight off deadly bacterial infections.

April 26, 2013

 

What is the highest fever you have ever had?

What Is The Point Of A Fever?

Why does the body go through such laborious misery when we're sick?

March 5, 2013

 

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Ferret Sneezes And The H5N1 Virus

Scientists manipulated the H5N1 virus, and found that, with just a few genetic mutations, it could be passed from one ferret to another through a sneeze.

October 10, 2012

 

A stone honoring Edward Jenner.

Smallpox, Cowpox, And The History Of The Diseases

Today's Moment of Science looks at the development of the even safer cowpox vaccination.

October 9, 2012

 

Aren't you glad there's a smallpox vaccine?

The History Of Smallpox

Ten percent of the population in 17th century London died gruesomely of smallpox, a virus that spread easily via airborne particles or contaminated clothing.

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