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File photo of a researcher examining stem cells through a microscope. (Photo by SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Unusual Respiratory Illness Confirmed in Maryland

Maryland’s health department says it has confirmed the presence of an unusual respiratory illness in children in the state.

09/24/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday. (Photo by David Silverman/Getty Images)

World Health Organization: MERS Virus Is Not An Emergency

The spread of a puzzling respiratory virus in the Middle East and beyond is not a global health emergency despite a recent spike in cases, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

File photo of a horse. (Photo: ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Neurological Disease Confirmed in Va. Horse

An equine neurological disease caused by a virus has been confirmed in a horse from Northern Virginia.

04/14/2014

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans. (FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images).

Study: New Bird Flu Capable Of Spreading Between Humans

The H7N9 strain of bird flu can spread among ferrets, and under certain conditions, could begin to do the same among humans.

05/24/2013

Scientists believe a cure was found for a baby born afflicted with AIDS. (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Scientists Report Baby Born With AIDS Possibly Cured Of Virus

A baby born with the AIDS virus appears to have been cured, scientists announced Sunday, describing the case of a child from Mississippi who’s now 2½ and has been off medication for about a year with no signs of infection.

03/03/2013

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