Infections
New virus infects more than 6,000 in China, other countries  ABC NEWS · 1 hour
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 6,000 people in the mainland and more than a dozen other countries more
FDA issues stern warning to Purell hand sanitizer maker  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 hour
The U.S. Food and Drug Administrator has issued a strict warning to Purell-maker GOJO Industries, which claims it hand sanitizers can kill pathogens that cause illness in as little as... more
Japanese evacuation flight brings back workers from Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
The first group of Japanese evacuees from a virus-hit Chinese city has arrived in Tokyo wearing masks but showing a sense of relief more
The Latest: Australia and New Zealand to evacuate citizens  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Australia and New Zealand will work together to evacuate their isolated and vulnerable citizens from China’s virus-hit Hubei province more
Specific gut microbes have the capacity to affect normal skeletal growth and maturation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Microbes are often seen as pathogens that cause disease, but the picture is actually more complex than that limited view. more
Scientists 'knock out' gene in myeloid cells to create listeriosis-immune mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
An international research team which includes specialists from ITMO University has conducted a series of experiments with the goal of studying the immune system and identifying... more
BCG vaccine formulations vary widely in their characteristics, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 hours
Each year, more than 100 million newborns around the world receive vaccinations against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, or TB, which infects about one-quarter of the world's population. more
The Latest: Japanese relieved, exhausted after leaving Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 3 hours
Two Japanese men evacuated from a virus-hit Chinese city say they felt relieved but also exhausted upon their arrival in Tokyo more
Foreigners staying in virus-hit Wuhan now wonder what's next  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
As the U.S. evacuates some Americans out of the Chinese city hardest-hit by a viral outbreak, many like Doug Perez are opting to stay more
Deaths rise to 132 in China outbreak as foreigners leave  ABC NEWS · 5 hours
Countries began evacuating their citizens from the Chinese city hardest-hit by an outbreak of a new virus that has killed 132 people and infected more than 6,000 on... more
Coronavirus death toll in China now 131 with 4,630 cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Chinese meat markets sell the usual poultry, beef and pork and other forms of meat including rodents, yaks, snakes, tortoises, porcupines etc. With the rising number of people... more
Coronavirus spreads - Australian breakthrough  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
Novel coronavirus, temporarily named “2019-nCoV”, has affected over 4,600 persons across the world and is spreading at a rapid pace say experts. The World Health Organization and other health organizations have stepped up vigilance to detect and isolate... more
The challenge of new antibiotic discovery  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
It is important to discover antibiotic drugs and to bring them to clinical use, a task made all the more urgent by the increase in the number of infections that are resistant to existing antibiotics. However,... more
Coronavirus death toll in China now 106 with 4,630 cases  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Chinese meat markets sell the usual poultry, beef and pork and other forms of meat including rodents, yaks, snakes, tortoises, porcupines etc. With the rising number of people... more
Weight loss surgery helps reverse respiratory issues in obese patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 8 hours
Obesity is now considered a global health epidemic, affecting millions of people worldwide. In morbidly obese patients, the extra weight has taken a toll on their overall health,... more
Germany confirms 1st cases of new virus from China  ABC NEWS · 9 hours
German authorities say a man confirmed as the country's first case of the new virus that emerged in China is believed to have been infected by a Chinese colleague who... more
Coronavirus screening expands to 20 US airports; researchers start work on a new vaccine  LIVE SCIENCE · 10 hours
U.S. health officials are working to prevent an outbreak at home while developing treatments and preventative countermeasures. more
The Latest: UK updates China travel advice amid outbreak  ABC NEWS · 10 hours
The British government is warning against “all but essential travel” to mainland China amid the outbreak of a new virus more
The Latest: Japan plane is in China to evacuate 200 citizens  ABC NEWS · 11 hours
Japanese media say a Japanese plane has arrived in the Chinese city that is the epicenter of a new virus and will bring back 200 citizens more
What parents need to know about the HPV vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
The vaccine that prevents infection from human papillomavirus (HPV) is nothing short of a medical marvel. more
The Latest: France reports 4th case of new virus from China  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
France has confirmed a fourth case of a new virus spreading in China, an elderly Chinese tourist who is in intensive care in a Paris hospital more
Coronavirus vaccine still months out. Here's why.  LIVE SCIENCE · 15 hours
One of the dangers of the novel coronavirus is that there is no treatment -- and no vaccine. Researchers are working on one, but will it be in time to help with the current... more
Is workplace rudeness on the rise?  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
You don't have to look hard to see uncivil behavior these days, whether in political discourse, in college classrooms or on airplanes. One study found that rudeness is even contagious, like the common cold. more
Scientists zero in on endgame for nasty bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Medications were once discovered by finding active ingredients in traditional remedies or by serendipitous discovery. A relatively new approach is to understand how disease and infection are controlled at the molecular level,... more
Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 100: Live updates on 2019-nCoV  LIVE SCIENCE · 16 hours
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it and what is being done to prevent widespread... more
Warren offers infectious-disease plan amid China outbreak  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has announced a plan to prevent, contain and treat infectious diseases as a new viral illness spreads in China more
The Latest: Fuss over Thai navy officers' return from China  ABC NEWS · 17 hours
A Thai navy spokesman says 20 officers sent to Wuhan to oversee construction of Thailand's first new submarine have returned home after the Chinese city was locked down... more
The Latest: Rise in virus cases shows it's more contagious  ABC NEWS · 18 hours
An expert says the sharp rise in the number of infections in a virus outbreak in China suggests there has been significant human-to-human spread of the virus more
The Latest: Japan sends plane to China to evacuate citizens  ABC NEWS · 19 hours
Japan is sending its first chartered flight to China to evacuate Japanese citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of a deadly viral outbreak more
Can an anti-HIV combination or other existing drugs outwit the new coronavirus?  Science Magazine · 19 hours
Chinese scientists are testing widely used antivirals in patients in in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak more
Hong Kong halts trains from mainland China as virus spreads  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
Hong Kong's leader has announced that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about the spread of a new virus more
The Latest: Wuhan fights virus blues with songs, chants  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
Residents of the central Chinese city of Wuhan, confined to their apartments either by choice or by order, are making the best of the situation as their city remains in... more
Wuhan officials face questions, anger over virus response  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
Top officials in the central Chinese city of Wuhan attended a Lunar New Year gala last week where performers were sniffling and sneezing more
As US rescues some from virus in China, others left behind  ABC NEWS · 20 hours
The U.S. government is chartering a flight to transport several hundred diplomats, family members, and other Americans out of Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the... more
The Latest: Thailand reports 6 more cases of virus  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Thailand’s Public Health ministry says six more people have tested positive for a new virus, raising to 14 the number of cases in the country more
Germany confirms 1st case of new virus from China  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Authorities in Germany have confirmed the country's first case of the new virus that emerged in central China more
The Latest: Germany confirms its 1st case of China virus  ABC NEWS · 23 hours
Germany has confirmed its first case of the new virus that has infected thousands in China more
The Latest: North Korea increases steps against China virus  ABC NEWS · 24 hours
North Korea said it’s taking “emergency steps” to prevent the spread of a new virus from neighboring China more
An old plant virus inspires the design of novel second-generation malaria vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have demonstrated that a novel, second-generation malaria vaccine candidate based on the tobacco mosaic virus... more
China counts 106 virus deaths as US, others move to evacuate  ABC NEWS · 1 day
China has reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to 106, as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate... more
Key insights on how to prevent novel coronavirus  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is a new respiratory virus that was first identified in Wuhan, China. more
Study examines brain link to STI/HIV sexual risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Data show that young adult women in the United States have high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that increase their risk of HIV. Though epidemiologic and behavioral factors for risk have... more
China reports 25 more virus deaths as US prepares evacuation  ABC NEWS · 1 day
China has reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease as the U.S. government prepared to evacuate Americans from the city at the center of the outbreak more
Study looks into the virome of early stage, p16-positive OPSCC and neck metastasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In this prospective study, a pan-pathogen microarray was used to determine the virome of early stage, p16-positive OPSCC and neck metastasis treated... more
Deadly infection in cystic fibrosis could be curbed with combination medication  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers from Aston University and Birmingham Children’s Hospital have developed a new medication regimen that could successfully treat a bacterial infection that could prove fatal to... more
Scientists reveal the damaging effect of Zika virus on a type of brain cell  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in Brazil in 2015 sparked for many health agencies and scientists to study the pathogen,... more
What is toxoplasmosis?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
This parasitic infection hijacks rodent brains and infects people through dirty cat litter. There's a good chance you have it. more
The Latest: Stocks plunge again on China virus concerns  ABC NEWS · 1 day
The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 453 points and fell for a fifth straight day as investors worry that the outbreak of a new virus from China could hurt the... more
New bacteriophage fully characterized and sequenced  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers have identified a new bacteriophage that can infect and destroy bacteria in the genus Pantoea, for which few bacteriophage have been identified and characterized. Details of the isolation, characterization, and full genome sequencing of this... more
ECDC provides risk assessment of 2019-nCoV case importation into EU/EEA countries  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
On 24 January 2020, the first imported cases (3) of 2019-nCoV were identified in France. The rapid increase in the number of reported cases can be... more
The Latest: No evidence new virus from China spreading in US  ABC NEWS · 1 day
U.S. health officials say they have no evidence that the new virus from China is spreading in the United States and they believe the risk to... more
Clinical trial to test safety, effectiveness of mAb against malaria in healthy volunteers  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
A Phase 1 clinical trial testing the safety and effectiveness of a monoclonal antibody (mAb) against malaria has begun enrolling healthy adult... more
LSTM to host a high-level symposium ahead of major vaccine conference in London  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
On Thursday 26 March, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will bring together high-level representatives from organizations like the World Health Organization... more
Wild tomatoes resist devastating bacterial canker  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Many New York tomato growers are familiar with the scourge of bacterial canker—the wilted leaves and blistered fruit that can spoil an entire season's planting. For those whose livelihoods depend on tomatoes, this pathogen—Clavibacter michiganensis—is economically... more
Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 2 days
China has expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week's Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading... more
Newly-Identified Coronavirus 2019-nCoV: Here’s What You Need to Know  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The current outbreak of viral pneumonia in Wuhan, a rapidly flourishing capital city of the Hubei province and... more
New portable tool analyzes microbes in the environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Imagine a device that could swiftly analyze microbes in oceans and other aquatic environments, revealing the health of these organisms - too tiny to be seen by the naked eye - and... more
Hong Kong confirms 8 virus cases, all linked to China  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Hong Kong has confirmed two more cases of a new virus that started in central China, raising its total to eight more
Thai leader reassures nation about containing China outbreak  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Thailand's prime minister has spoken on television to try to reassure citizens that his government is taking all possible measures to cope with the outbreak of a deadly pneumonia-like virus in China more
Research unravels consequences of Zika virus attack on neural cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Previous studies regarding the damage of the Zika virus on the brain had already pointed out the virus's predilection for a certain neural cell: the astrocyte. However, few... more
Germany ponders evacuating citizens from Wuhan amid outbreak  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Germany's foreign minister says his country is considering evacuating its citizens from Wuhan, the central  Chinese city at the center of a outbreak of a pneumonia-like virus more
Countries evaluate evacuation of citizens in virus epicenter  ABC NEWS · 2 days
Countries with citizens in the central Chinese city that's the epicenter of a viral outbreak are planning evacuations as the number of illnesses grow and China takes drastic measures to try to... more
China extends holiday to contain virus as death toll rises  ABC NEWS · 2 days
China has expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week's Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and... more
Coronavirus is getting stronger  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Over the last couple of weeks, the coronavirus has spread to various cities in China, as well as other countries. The death toll has reached 80 while more than 2,000 people have been infected. Chine health experts warn that the... more
Indoor dust carrying bacteria that could be harbouring antibiotic resistance  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Bacteria enter our homes on our the skin, or through the air, but once inside they may transfer antibiotic resistance traits to other bacteria residing in the indoor... more
Coronavirus outbreak intensifies  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Following an outbreak of infection by the novel coronavirus 2019 (2019-nCoV) which causes acute respiratory illness, in China, an emergency committee meeting was held on January 22 and 23, 2020, by the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO). more
More US cases of coronavirus, as death toll rises: Live updates on 2019-nCoV  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it... more
China extends Lunar New Year holiday as new virus toll rises  ABC NEWS · 2 days
China extended its Lunar New Year holiday three more days to discourage people from traveling as it tries to contain the spread of a viral illness... more
Marburg virus detected in fruit bats of Sierra Leone  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The Marburg virus is a close relative of the Ebola virus explain researchers. It may also lead to the deadly life threatening hemorrhagic disease in patients as seen with Ebola.... more
China counts 2,700 cases of new virus, 80 deaths  ABC NEWS · 2 days
China says the death toll from a new virus has risen to 80, with 2,744 confirmed cases more
France to repatriate citizens from Wuhan as virus spreads  ABC NEWS · 2 days
France's government will repatriate up to hundreds of French citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan as the new deadly virus spreads in the area more
3rd US case of coronavirus, as death toll rises: Live updates on 2019-nCoV  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Here's everything you need to know about the new coronavirus from China, including how lethal it is, how you can catch it... more
France ponders repatriating citizens from Wuhan amid virus  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The French government is meeting to decide whether to repatriate some 800 French citizens living in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicenter of a deadly virus more
Japan: Flight readied for Japanese to come home from Wuhan  ABC NEWS · 3 days
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he is making arrangements to fly Japanese people home from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of an outbreak of a... more
California patient is 3rd US case of new virus from China  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The case comes on the heels of confirmed cases in Chicago and Washington state. more
Health officials confirm case of new virus in California  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The case comes on the heels of confirmed cases in Chicago and Washington state. more
Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The government also reported 5 cases in Hong Kong, 2 in Macao and 3 in Taiwan. more
Virus death toll in China rises as Xi calls situation grave  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The government also reported 5 cases in Hong Kong, 2 in Macao and 3 in Taiwan. more
Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with about 2,000 cases  ABC NEWS · 3 days
The death toll from the new virus in China has risen to 56 with 1,975 total cases reported more
Canada hospital says it has confirmed case of deadly virus  ABC NEWS · 3 days
A Toronto hospital says it has a confirmed case of the deadly virus from China, Canada's first more
French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreak  ABC NEWS · 3 days
France and a major automaker said Saturday that they're moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city that's the epicenter of a deadly outbreak of a new virus more
French automaker to evacuate expatriate workers from China  ABC NEWS · 3 days
French automaker PSA Group says it plans to evacuate its expatriate employees and their families from Wuhan, the locked-down Chinese city that is the epicenter of a deadly virus outbreak more
French doctor: Virus from China seems less serious than SARS  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The lead doctor for two Paris hospital patients being treated for the new virus behind a health crisis in China says the chance of a European epidemic appears... more
Why eating yogurt may help lessen the risk of breast cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
One of the causes of breast cancer may be inflammation triggered by harmful bacteria suggest researchers. Scientists advise consuming natural yogurt, which contains beneficial bacteria which... more
Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus  ABC NEWS · 4 days
China's leader has called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to... more
The skin of Earth is home to Pac-Man-like protists  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
The most common groups of soil protists behave exactly like Pac-Man: moving through the soil matrix, gobbling up bacteria according to a new article. more
Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads  ABC NEWS · 4 days
The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan is banning most vehicles from downtown, and Hong Kong is closing schools for two weeks as authorities try to stem the spread... more
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