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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...
  • 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...
  • Afghan opium crop soared this year, U.N. says

    Afghan opium crop soared this year, U.N. says
    KABUL, Afghanistan — In a harsh indictment of the Western-funded drug eradication effort in Afghanistan, the United Nations on Wednesday reported an increase of nearly 50% in the 2013 opium harvest, with land used for cultivation reaching an all-...
  • A Russian horror story: Gang sentenced for 12 murders at family home

    MOSCOW -- In a country that is no stranger to horrific crimes, this one stood out: On Nov. 4, 2010, someone killed 12 people --  Server Ametov, members of his family and several guests -- in the Krasnodar region of southern Russia, then tried to burn down...
  • Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing

    Frederick Sanger dies at 95; biochemist revolutionized DNA sequencing
    DNA and proteins are arguably the most important components of the cells of living creatures. Both are produced by stringing together long chains of individual molecules — amino acids in the case of proteins and nucleotides in DNA. Understanding...
  • Best way to cook stuffing? Experts offer Thanksgiving safety tips

     Best way to cook stuffing? Experts offer Thanksgiving safety tips
    With millions of turkeys thawing and piles of stuffing waiting to be prepared, Thanksgiving is one of the riskiest times of year for food safety. Bacteria can be lurking anywhere in crowded holiday kitchens, spread by cross contamination or...