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Zika virus linked to brain disorder microcephaly

INA FASSBENDER/REUTERS Between Jan. 1 and March 9, there were 193 reported Zika cases in the U.S., according to the CDC. A new study further supports the connection between the Zika virus and microcephaly, a condition in which abnormal brain ...

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Explainer: The Zika virus

Mario Tama/Getty Images In the second half of 2015, authorities recorded over 3,000 cases of microcephaly in infants in Brazil. The Zika virus will likely spread to all but two countries in North, Central and South America, the World Health ...

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MIT team genetically engineers a quantum virus for efficient energy transport

Share This article When MIT phenoms Seth Lloyd and Angela Belcher put their heads together to create the perfect peanut butter cup, you know we are going to be there to take a bite. Lloyd, of quantum computer fame, realized ...

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West Nile Virus season is here, so take precaution

HANDOUT/REUTERS The West Nile Virus was found in mosquitoes this year in Rockland and Suffolk counties. ALBANY — Public health officials in New York State are reminding residents of the dangers posed by mosquitoes after West Nile Virus was found ...

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Treating patient, not virus, could beat many flu strains at once

Share This article A radical new approach to fighting influenza could not only save countless lives each year, it could pave the way for other drugs in the future. Called Vasculotide, it represents a paradigm shift in the thinking of fighting ...

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Traces of deadly Ebola virus found in the eye of survivor

HANDOUT/REUTER The deadly virus, shown here in a colorized transmission electron micrograph, is believed to detectable in the eyes and semen of survivors. For the first time, Ebola has been discovered inside the eyes of a patient months after the ...

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