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Viral Diseases and Infections (INACTIVE)

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  • Sochi Olympics: Joergen Graabak wins gold in Nordic Combined, large hill

    Sochi Olympics: Joergen Graabak wins gold in Nordic Combined, large hill
    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Joergen Graabak broke away from a five-man group with about 100 meters left in the cross-country race to give Norway a one-two finish in the Nordic combined large hill event Tuesday at the Sochi Olympics. In steady rain,...
  • 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...
  • New virus linked to bee colony collapse disorder

    New virus linked to bee colony collapse disorder
    A rapidly mutating virus has leaped from plants to honeybees, where it is reproducing and contributing to the collapse of colonies vital to the multibillion-dollar agricultural industry, according to a new study. Tobacco ringspot virus, a pollen-borne...
  • Who really cost Mrs. Blackwood her cancer medicine?

    Who really cost Mrs. Blackwood her cancer medicine?
    Stephen J. Blackwood is utterly, unalterably convinced that his mother has lost access to her cancer medicine because of Obamacare. That's the theme of his passionate op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal. The piece currently tops the most-read list over...
  • Turkey flesh inspires bomb-detecting technology

    Turkey flesh inspires bomb-detecting technology
    In Korea and Japan they call turkeys "seven-faced birds," because male gobblers can alter the color of their head and neck when they're seeking a mate or trying to intimidate a rival. Now, researchers at UC Berkeley say the same principle that allows...
  • Pakistan bombing is latest in wave of attacks on polio workers

    Pakistan bombing is latest in wave of attacks on polio workers
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan -- Six police officers providing security for a vaccination team, and a boy standing nearby, were killed when a bomb struck their vehicle Wednesday in the latest deadly attack on health workers and authorities trying to fight polio in...
  • 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...
  • More on the unsavory history of the vaccine-autism 'link'

    More on the unsavory history of the vaccine-autism 'link'
    The old line about a lie traveling halfway around the world before the truth can get its boots on certainly applies to the supposed link between autism and the MMR (measles/mumps/rubella) vaccine-- in spades.  Aaron Carroll, the pediatrician and medical...
  • Possible norovirus outbreak cuts Royal Caribbean cruise short

    Possible norovirus outbreak cuts Royal Caribbean cruise short
    A possible outbreak of norovirus that has sickened more than 600 passengers and crew members on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship has prompted company officials to cut the trip short, the company said late Sunday. The ship, Explorer of the Seas, is...
  • What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species, study finds

    What's in Beijing smog? 1,300 microbe species, study finds
    As if it weren’t bad enough to breathe already, a new study has detected traces of more than 1,300 species of microbes in some of Beijing’s most polluted air. Most of the microbes detected by scientists were harmless bacteria that are...