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Viral Diseases and Infections (INACTIVE)

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  • California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito

    California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito
    FRESNO — A mosquito that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California, prompting intense eradication efforts in the Central Valley and warnings from officials about how to keep the pest from spreading. "It could change the way we...
  • Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights

    Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights
    Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating  the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...
  • HIV cure dealt a setback

    HIV cure dealt a setback
    The search-and-destroy mission against the HIV virus just got much more complicated. New research suggests that HIV's genetic program is far more abundant in certain dormant T-cells of infected patients and is potentially more capable of unleashing...
  • Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients

    Baby 'cured' of HIV: New details offer hope for other patients
    New details about the first person to be cured of HIV through drug therapy alone offer hope that others who are born with the virus may be able to beat it back and avoid a lifetime of treatment, researchers reported Wednesday. The formerly HIV-...
  • H1N1 influenza virus killed 10 times more than estimated in 2009

    H1N1 influenza virus killed 10 times more than estimated in 2009
    The 2009 H1N1 "swine flu" epidemic killed up to 203,000 people across the globe -- a death toll 10 times greater than initially estimated by the World Health Organization, researchers say. In a study published Tuesday in the journal Plos Medicine,...
  • 'The Walking Dead' recap: Sick days

    'The Walking Dead' recap: Sick days
    The biggest shockers of Sunday night's "Walking Dead" occurred at the very beginning and at the very end. In the middle? Well, there was a whole lot of coughing. The mysterious flu-like disease that began infiltrating the prison in the season premiere...
  • Polio worker, 2 police officers slain in Pakistan

    Polio worker, 2 police officers slain in Pakistan
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Two policemen and a polio worker were killed by gunmen in separate incidents in restive northwest Pakistan on Friday, officials said. In the first case, suspected militants fired at two policemen reportedly on their way to guard...
  • Virginia Johnson dies at 88; teamed with husband in pioneering sex research

    Virginia Johnson dies at 88; teamed with husband in pioneering sex research
    In the 1950s, couples who wanted better sex lives had few places to turn for help. They could confide in a priest or rabbi and pray for enlightenment or see a psychiatrist and pay for it, only to learn, after months or years, that their mothers were...
  • HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says

    HPV vaccination rate stalls. 'We're dropping the ball,' CDC says
    Although HPV vaccinations can reduce the risk of cancer-causing infections in adolescent girls by half, immunization rates across the United States have stalled over the last year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. At a...
  • Valencia oranges, under siege in California, fight to survive

    Valencia oranges, under siege in California, fight to survive
    PAUMA VALLEY, Calif. — The vista from the foothills of Mt. Palomar recalls classic citrus labels, a sea of green dotted with bright orange fruits. Frost-free, with south-facing slopes, pure water and good drainage, this is among the best land in...
  • Richard Matheson dies at 87; writer blended normal, inexplicable

    Richard Matheson dies at 87; writer blended normal, inexplicable
    In one of writer Richard Matheson's last novels, when a radio psychologist complains that the woman his wife had just turned away from their door was "terribly disturbed," his wife retorts, "Aren't we all?" That question was central in Matheson's...