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Viral Diseases and Infections (INACTIVE)

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  • UC Berkeley student exposes Bay Area to measles, officials say

    UC Berkeley student exposes Bay Area to measles, officials say
    Bay Area officials say scores of commuters and other residents may have recently been exposed to measles after a UC Berkeley student who has the virus attended classes and took public transit. The student, who was not identified, took a Bay Area Rapid...
  • Chandra Wilson plays a doctor, learns to be a patient advocate

     Chandra Wilson plays a doctor, learns to be a patient advocate
    Chandra Wilson, who stars as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the ABC series "Grey's Anatomy," knows what it's like on the other side of the prescription pad. And she knows what it's like to advocate for an ill child. Her 20-year-old daughter has long struggled with...
  • Something is killing starfish; scientists race to find out what

    Something is killing starfish; scientists race to find out what
    Up and down the West Coast, starfish are dying. Casualties of a mysterious disease known as seastar wasting syndrome, they are dying in Alaska, deteriorating in San Diego and disappearing from long stretches in between. Death from the disease is quick...
  • Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night

    Bob Costas will be sidelined by eye infection for a second night
    Bob Costas has been tearing up a lot lately. The NBC sports broadcaster said so in a "Today" show phone interview Wednesday, blaming sensitivity to light due to a viral infection in both eyes. We suspect, however, it might have something to do with...
  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'Intelligence' on CBS

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'Intelligence' on CBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   See latest XXII Winter Olympics TV schedule here.   --------------------...
  • Grieving dad gets 'Look Back' video for dead son from Facebook

    Grieving dad gets 'Look Back' video for dead son from Facebook
    When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site. He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
  • Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations

    Porn company fined $78,000, accused of workplace safety violations
    State regulators cited a Bay Area-based adult film company over workplace safety violations, assessing fines of more than $78,000. Cal-OSHA opened an investigation into San Francisco-based Kink Studios, which runs a network of sites, in August, in...
  • California flu deaths for those under 65 running far ahead of last year

    California flu deaths for those under 65 running far ahead of last year
    Influenza-related illness has killed 147 Californians under age 65 this season, including 17 people in Los Angeles County and one in Long Beach, state health officials have confirmed. The toll is unusually high: At the same point last year, only 14...
  • Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS

    Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS
    CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise. The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...
  • Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks

    Several cybersecurity initiatives lost after Snowden's NSA leaks
    WASHINGTON — Early last year, as Edward Snowden was preparing to disclose classified documents he had purloined from National Security Agency computers in Hawaii, the NSA director, Gen. Keith Alexander, was gearing up to sell Congress and the public...
  • Egypt reports 16 swine flu deaths

    Egypt reports 16 swine flu deaths
    CAIRO – Sixteen people in Egypt have died from the H1N1 virus – commonly known as swine flu – since the start of the winter, the country's Ministry of Health said Monday. The ministry's spokesman, Ahmed Kamel, was quoted by the daily...