Thursday, February 2, 2023

Does Enterovirus D68 Cause Paralysis?

  Several children in Denver have developed limb weakness or paralysis after contracting respiratory illness, and four of the children have tested positive for enterovirus...

How Does Ebola Spread? Hard Facts From Key Studies

About 5 minutes into Tuesday’s press conference describing the first U.S. Ebola diagnosis, Tom Frieden, director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

Some Vaccines Support the Evolution of More-Virulent Viruses

Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus, such as the one that causes Marek's disease in poultry, have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial...

21-Day Ebola Quarantine Period May Not be Long Enough

As medical personnel and public health officials are responding to the first reported cases of Ebola Virus in the United States, many of the...

Viruses – Lots of Them – Are Falling From the Sky

An astonishing number of viruses are circulating around the Earth's atmosphere – and falling from it – according to new research from scientists in...