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By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 16th, 2018
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‘Invisible Killers’ highlights dangers of Influenza, Ebola, Smallpox: premieres on March 29

Viruses have shaped our health and our history, and, despite all the tools of modern medicine, they continue to kill millions of people every year. Influenza, smallpox, and Ebola are among the three most lethal More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017
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Horsepox vaccine to prevent smallpox infection: ‘A safer vaccine to protect against smallpox’

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (Tonix), a company that is developing innovative pharmaceutical products to address public health challenges, working with researchers from the University of Alberta, a leading More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Update on biological samples found in FDA lab at the NIH

As previously reported, on July 1, 2014, biological samples were found in the cold storage area of U.S. Food and Drug Administration laboratories on the National Institutes of Health campus. The FDA has since acquired More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 22nd, 2014
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Suspected monkeypox reported in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Two people died from a disease that has the same symptoms as  monkeypox; 12 cases recorded in two weeks, in the locality of Bangangala in territory Bomongo (Equatuer), Democratic Republic of the Congo(DRC), according More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, June 14th, 2014
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Brazil reports cowpox case in Mato Grosso farmer

A farmer from São José dos Quatro Marcos,  Mato Grosso, Brazil is the first case of cowpox in a person confirmed this year, according to Office of Agricultural Defense of Mato Grosso in a Globo.com report More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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WSU researchers discover how Nipah virus infects human cells

PRESS RELEASE A team of scientists from Washington State University has discovered how one of the planet’s most deadly known viruses employs burglary-ring-like teamwork to infiltrate the human cell. WSU virologist More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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What is smallpox and how does the clinical presentation differ from chickenpox?

Smallpox is one of the most devastating diseases in the history of mankind. Believed to originate more than three millennia in India or Egypt, epidemics caused by smallpox have decimated populations across continents. This More...



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