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Viral Diseases and Infections (INACTIVE)

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  • Review: Suspenseful 'Helix' is bound up in killer viruses

     Review: Suspenseful 'Helix' is bound up in killer viruses
    "Helix," which begins Friday on Syfy, arrives under the flag of executive producer Ronald D. Moore, the re-creator of "Battlestar Galactica." It's a step back for the network toward Moore's dark and deep drama from the semi-comical fantasies, C-movies...
  • Sundance Film Festival: 10 Park City picks for sci-fi and horror fans

     
    Thursday evening sees the kickoff to the 2014 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, the annual indie confab that is […]...
  • Federal cases for Fresno County inmates suspended amid flu outbreak

    Federal criminal proceedings have been suspended in Fresno because of an outbreak of the flu at the county jail, where hundreds of inmates have been quarantined. U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill issued the order Tuesday afternoon "in order to...
  • Polio's war foothold

    Polio's war foothold
    Once virtually eradicated, polio again stalks the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and South Asia. The innocent victims are mostly young children. The perpetrators are insurgents and indifferent governments. The polio resurgence is preventable and it is...
  • More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold

    More deaths in Northeast as snow gives way to bitter cold
    NEW YORK -- A ferocious snowstorm that buried some areas of the Northeast in nearly two feet of snow tapered off Friday, leaving death in its wake and giving way to a bitter chill compounded by winds that sent temperatures plunging well below zero. At...
  • Porn industry group blames condom law for drop in film permits

    Porn industry group blames condom law for drop in film permits
    In the year since Los Angeles County voters passed a measure requiring condoms to be used in all adult films made locally, the region has seen a 95% drop-off in film production permits, according to an industry group. Only 24 permits for adult films...
  • Second body found following Minneapolis apartment explosion, fire

    Second body found following Minneapolis apartment explosion, fire
    Officials have found a second body in the rubble of a Minneapolis apartment building where a New Year's morning explosion and fire left 14 people injured. At about 10 a.m. Friday, Minneapolis Fire Department officials uncovered the body and turned...
  • Michael Weinstein, leader in AIDS movement, has hard-charging style

    Michael Weinstein, leader in AIDS movement, has hard-charging style
    Los Angeles County leaders once thought the world of Michael Weinstein, president of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. In a gilt-edged 1992 proclamation that still hangs behind Weinstein's desk, officials declared him "a dynamic and inspirational leader"...
  • Toxin shows promise in killing off lurking HIV

    Toxin shows promise in killing off lurking HIV
    An antibody and toxin mix has successfully detected and killed HIV-infected cells lurking in the organs and bone marrow of mice that were altered to have a human immune system. The results, reported Thursday in the online journal PLOS Pathogens, offer...
  • Coachella Valley man who died tested positive for swine flu

    A 30-year-old Coachella Valley man who died at a hospital this week tested positive for the H1N1 virus, according to the Riverside County Health Department. The case marks the first influenza-related death of the flu season in Riverside County, health...
  • Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research

    Close-up of virus could ease HIV vaccine research
    The search for an HIV vaccine has taken an important step forward after researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla managed to capture molecular images of a protein spike that allows the deadly virus to invade human immune cells to hack...