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Scientists Identify Antibodies That Block Human and Animal SARS Viruses

...odies that can neutralise different strains of the virus responsible for the outbreaks of severe acute resp...ndings are important because animal strains of the virus may be capable of triggering a future human outbreak. "This study is important because the viral s...

Bat Virus Renamed After Protests from Malaysia State

Malaysia will rename a newly-discovered bat-borne virus following an angry protest from the state it was n...ists recently announced that they had discovered a virus believed to be carried by bats that causes serious respiratory illness in humans. Malaysian health...

Jharkhand Village Shocked to Know About Its Huge HIV Positive Population

...blic meetings to create awareness about the deadly virus as worried locals were seen scampering to get them...exuals, commercial sex workers and drug users, the virus is spreading into families, infecting mothers and children. The situation is alarming particularl...

Bird Flu in Asia Still High Risk Says WHO Official

... a lot to fight the virus. But in spite of it, the virus is still circulating," said Shigeru Omi, WHO's reg... to remain alert and prepared even though the H5N1 virus had not advanced to human to human transmission. "It is important we keep vigilant," he said. Om...

Wet Weather Heralds the Mosquito Menace

... in five people bitten experience only fevers. The virus is spread by mosquitoes that have fed on the blood of infected birds. West Nile virus is closely related to the viruses that cause Dengue fever, Yellow fever and St. Louis encephalitis. ...

Mira Nair Takes AIDS Message to Indian Cinema Halls

...elf directed a film called "Migration", "about the virus as the great class leveller that links rural, urban, upper class, working class, migrant labour," she said. Actors like Irfan Khan, Siddharth and South Indian idol Prabhu Deva have been cast in the films. Up and coming stars Samira Reddy, Shiney A...

Swans Checked in France for Deadly Bird Flu Virus

...ed up surveillance after several cases of the H5N1 virus were discovered in Germany and the Czech Republic. In accordance with EU norms, a one kilometre (0.6 mile) exclusion zone has been established around the Assenoncourt lake, as well as a wider 15 kilometre 'observation' zone....

Survey Finds Wide HIV Ignorance in the UK

... so ignorant about HIV, that they believe that the virus has a cure, according to a poll. The poll was conducted to mark the 25th death anniversary of Terry Higgins, who was among the first people known to die of an AIDS-related illness in England in 1982. About a quarter of people in the same age gro...

Anchoring Lives Aboard Warship: Nimitz

...n board diagnosed it to be a milder version of the virus that could not be prevented but could only be treated. Like elsewhere, the medical department puts emphasise on preventive aspect of health. Surgeries were not frequent and there have been cases when the critical have been airlifted to nearby bases...

Influenza Virus Samples of 1918

...rt to find preserved samples of the 1918 influenza virus has been a pursuit of both historical and medical ...ease outbreak in modern history, and examining the virus that caused it may help prepare for, and possibly prevent, future pandemics. When the complete se...

France Steps Up Vigilance After Bird Flu Outbreak

...tists believe a strain related to today's bird flu virus killed tens of millions of people during the Spani...nfirmed the presence of the H5N1 highly pathogenic virus on the three swans found dead in a pond near the town of Assenoncourt," said a ministry statement. ...

New "second-line" AIDS Drug Shows Promise in Trials

...ral load" -- a count of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) which causes AIDS) -- to below 50 viruses pe... he or she will develop resistance problems as the virus mutates. In the case of NNRTIs, HIV can sidestep existing drugs with just a tiny mutation in a singl...

Women's Empowerment Key to Curbing AIDS: UN

...n Africa, 60 percent of all adults living with the virus are female. Piot cited the example of Kenya, where the ratio reaches 67 percent. "As an optimist, I am a firm believer that catastrophes also offer opportunities. So let's turn the paradigm upside down and make sure that the response to AIDS levera...

Australian Patients Who Received Vitamin Injection Infected With Hepatitis C

...ctising. An inquiry found that the spread of the virus had probably occurred as a result of "inadequate infection control practices" at the clinic. Health Minister Reba Meagher said Dr Hameiri had closed the clinic during the investigation but had "reassured" officials the procedures had been corrected...

New Drugs Show Promise in Fighting Drug-Resistant HIV

...ns are currently living with HIV, and the HIV/AIDS virus has killed more than 524,000 Americans to date. .... According to Dr. Towner, "Treating a resistant virus with two active agents has been a mantra in HIV care for quite some time. Adding only one active age...

Flu Outbreak Among Children Feared in Western Australia

...nown if there are more children suffering from the virus in Perth or if it had moved across to the eastern states....

Aussie Comedian Apologises for Pam Anderson Hepatitis Joke

..., who is said to have contracted the serious blood virus from sharing a tattoo needle with her ex-hubby, Tommy Lee, had no immediate comment on the issue....

Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine

...g Singapore. Cases of the Aedes mosquito-carried virus have reached epidemic levels twice in the city-sta...Stephenne said that another key factor is that the virus has four variations. "We have to prove the vaccine will be safe for everyone, which means both chi...

Africa's Men Urged to Step Up AIDS Fight

...ivists," she said. Several women living with the virus told the conference of their ordeals of physical a...n Africa, 60 percent of all adults living with the virus are female. Kenya, which hosted the summit, the ratio reaches 67 percent. The UNAIDS and World Hea...

New Cancer Fighting Virus

A virus that has been specifically designed by scientists ... virus, called NV1020, is a type of herpes simplex virus modified so that it selectively replicates in virus cells, killing them in the process. It doesnt ...

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