BOSTON (WHDH) - State health officials on Friday confirmed 10 new cases of West Nile virus in Massachusetts, bringing the total number of human cases...
10 deaths confirmed in NJ virus outbreak
At least 10 deaths are confirmed. Twenty others have gotten sick.
iPhone or Android? New case says why not both?
This new phone case promises to let users stick their fingers in both the Apple and Android pies.
Concerns growing about flu after recent child deaths from the virus
Health experts say one of the best ways to avoid getting the virus, is by practicing “hand-hygiene.”
Fears of a new killer virus as scientists discover Ebola-like pathogen
Researchers from Singapore's Duke-NUS Medical School have found the Mengla virus in fruit bats in the south of China and warn it could spread between species and to humans.
New overdose death numbers show troubling trends
New numbers from the Franklin County coroner show overdose deaths are up, but not a sharply as previous years. However it is not a sign that opioid crisis is lessening, in fact, the drug crisis may be expanding into other drugs, said Dr. Anahi Oritiz.Orti
What Is the Zika Virus?
As many as 1.5 million Brazilians may have been infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus and now the U.S. and other countries are also reporting new cases. But what is the Zika virus? And why does it pose a threat to pregnant women? Dipti Kapadia explains. Photo: Getty Images
Report: 20 new deaths in state from flu last week
New numbers from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released on Thursday show another 20 people died from the flu this season. This brings the total number of reported deaths from the flu this season to 110.
Nipah virus: Death toll rises to 10 in Kerala
At least 10 people were killed by the deadly Nipah virus in Kerala and more than 90 people are in quarantine as a precaution. The latest victim was a nurse named Lini Puthussery, who was infected while treating a Nipah virus patient. The mother-of-two, Lini was cremated before her family members could bid adieu to her because of the fears the virus could spread. In her last wish, she urged her husband to take care of the children. "I don't think I will…
Why killer viruses are on the rise
If you think there are more dangerous infectious diseases than ever, you're right. Here's why.
30 now ill, including 10 deaths, in adenovirus outbreak in New Jersey
A total of 30 have become sick, including 10 deaths, in connection with an adenovirus outbreak at a New Jersey health care facility, the state's Department of Health announced Monday.
New Virus Named, SARS Lessons Learned
The new coronavirus -- the subject of countless, often-panicky, news reports -- now has a name. Researchers in England are calling it London1_novel CoV2012.
CDC confirms 10 new cases of polio-like illness
Cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) are spiking. Doctors said AFM only affects a few limbs at a time, and kids often recover, but not always.
What is the deadly Nipah virus?
The state of Kerala in India has quarantined about 1,400 people in their homes in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly Nipah virus.
What is the Powassan virus?
There were 21 cases the year Kay Hagan was infected and 33 in 2017. It’s spread by the same ticks that carry Lyme Disease.
STLCC-Meramec Students Discover New Viruses
Meramec students are participating in the Science Education Alliance-Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program. This revolutionary two-semester program introduces original research into freshman biology labs Shortcake. Lora. Rideordie. PinheadLarry These aren’t bizarre nicknames or Twitter monikers. They are the names of some of the 11 new viruses biology students from St. Louis Community College-Meramec have discovered in the past year. These students are…
New virus tweets its way into Twitter
The virus spreading through URLs shortened with goo.gl is making the rounds of the Twittersphere, as uncovered by TechCrunch, which reports that Twitter is investigating.
Nasty new virus spreading now: See how to beat it
EEE virus: Should you be concerned?
The Kent County Health Department does not want you to panic or worry about any and every mosquito bite you may currently be scratching.
How The Flu Virus Is Like An M&M
Researchers at the National Institutes Of Health looked at what cold and hot temps due to the spread of the virus.