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Viral Diseases and Infections (INACTIVE)

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  • Dozens sickened in possible Stanford University norovirus outbreak

    Dozens sickened in possible Stanford University norovirus outbreak
    Health officials are investigating a possible norovirus outbreak at Stanford University, where more than 50 students fell ill after eating at an undergraduate housing facility. Stanford officials said this week that the students reported having flu-like...
  • ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ trailer: Caesar stares down the world

     
    The new trailer for “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has arrived, and the apes and the humans appear […]...
  • 'Miracles' of 2013: Some of our favories

    'Miracles' of 2013: Some of our favories
    Today is the day Christians around the world celebrate one of the central miracles of the New Testament: the birth of God's son on Earth. Since then, the "miracle" bar has been lowered and the label has been secularized, attached by the media to all...
  • In 'Starting Over,' Elizabeth Spencer's insight endures

    In 'Starting Over,' Elizabeth Spencer's insight endures
    The title of Elizabeth Spencer's eighth book of short fiction, "Starting Over," carries a double meaning: It refers both to the characters in the collection and to the author herself. Ninety-two years old, winner of a PEN/Malamud Award and five O. Henry...
  • In Memoriam: Farewell to 10 top characters on TV dramas

    In Memoriam: Farewell to 10 top characters on TV dramas
    Shock. Grief. Satisfaction. Those were some of the sentiments experienced by devoted fans as they reacted to the killing off of key characters on top dramas in what seemed to be a banner year that could have been subtitled: "There Will Be Blood --...
  • Halloween horror: 13 frightfully good comics for holiday scares

     
    Conjuring horror in comics requires a masterful touch. As “Coffin Hill” artist Inaki Miranda said at New York Comic Con […]...
  • Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks

    Airline industry swooping in to prevent cyberattacks
    Worried that computer hackers attacking banks and media companies could easily shift targets, the airline industry is taking preemptive steps to ensure it doesn't become the next victim. Although the "hacking" of planes midair to bring them down is...
  • New command center will protect L.A. infrastructure from cyberattacks

     New command center will protect L.A. infrastructure from cyberattacks
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set up a new command center to minimize the threat that hackers, terrorists or foreign enemies will disrupt water, power, transportation and public safety systems. In an executive directive creating the Cyber...
  • Google unveils Helpouts, new how-to live video chat service

    Google unveils Helpouts, new how-to live video chat service
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is launching a live video chat service that connects people with personal trainers, contractors, music teachers and other experts who can teach them how to do stuff. Think Hangouts with an expert on the other end, say a yoga...
  • Doctors' words can influence whether parents vaccinate kids

    Doctors' words can influence whether parents vaccinate kids
    Pediatricians who presume their patients will get vaccinations are more likely to have parents choose the shots for their babies, and the doctors who pushed their recommendations often got resistant parents to change their minds, researchers said. The...
  • U.N. to immunize 20 million children against polio in Middle East

    U.N. to immunize 20 million children against polio in Middle East
    BEIRUT – An outbreak of polio among children in war-torn Syria has prompted a mass immunization campaign that aims to vaccinate 20 million children in seven Middle Eastern nations and territories, the United Nations and the World Health Organization...