Friday 28 November, 2014

Ebola claims more lives in Liberia

The deadly Ebola virus has claimed two more lives in Liberia, Minister of Health and Social Welfare Walter Gwenigale said Thursday Continue reading “Ebola claims more lives in Liberia” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Ebola toll rises to 84 in Guinea

Guinea’s health authorities Thursday said four new ebola cases have been reported in the country Continue reading “Ebola toll rises to 84 in Guinea” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Ebola outbreak kills 80 in Guinea: WHO

A total of 122 suspected and confirmed cases of Ebola, including 80 deaths, have been reported in Guinea, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said Tuesday Continue reading “Ebola outbreak kills 80 in Guinea: More...

By BioNews On Monday, March 31st, 2014

Ebola breakout under control, says Guinea

The Guinea government has assured people that the ebola epidemic Continue reading “Ebola breakout under control, says Guinea” »  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, March 30th, 2014

28 cases of hepatitis A infection found in Norway

A total of 28 cases of hepatitis A infection have been reported over the last few months in Norway, where this disease is said to be rare, local health officials said Continue reading “28 cases of hepatitis More...

By BioNews On Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Toll in Guinea ebola outbreak reaches 70

Ten new cases of Ebola with seven deaths were reported Friday in Guinea, bringing the total number of cases to 112 and 70 deaths since the declaration of this deadly epidemic Continue reading “Toll in Guinea More...

By BioNews On Friday, March 28th, 2014

Zimbabwe on Ebola virus alert

Zimbabwe’s deputy health minister said Thursday that the southeast African country is on high alert to the deadly epidemic of Ebola virus in West Africa Continue reading “Zimbabwe on Ebola virus alert” More...

Transmission electron microscopy color image of a Pithovirus sibericum cross-section. This virion, 
dating back more than 30,000 years, is 1.5 µm long and 0.5 µm wide, which makes it the largest 
virus ever discovered. 
© Julia Bartoli & Chantal Abergel, IGS, CNRS/AMU
By BioNews On Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

A 30,000-year-old giant virus comes back to life

A 30,000-year-old giant virus frozen in ice has been revived owing to global warming. Scientists now warn that melting ice around the Continue reading “A 30,000-year-old giant virus comes back to life” More...

Farging av røde blodceller med fluorescens for å vise virus festet til cellene hos ILAsmittet laks_crop/Staining of red blood cells with fluorescent dye to detect virus attached to the cells in infected salmon. Photo: Maria Aamelfot
By BioNews On Monday, September 24th, 2012

ISA virus infects salmon from within

New findings on the interaction between an influenza-related virus and the host provide a Continue reading “ISA virus infects salmon from within” »  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, July 28th, 2012

`Functional cure` for AIDS down the pipeline

New studies have given researchers renewed hope that a cure for AIDS may be possible Continue reading “`Functional cure` for AIDS down the pipeline” »  More...