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Mar 9, 2015 12:05 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
U.S. flu hospitalization rate this season was about 52 hospitalizations per 100,000 people.
Mar 3, 2015 11:00 AM ET // AFP
Gorillas in southern Cameroon appear to be the source for the second-most-lethal category of the HIV virus that infects humans.
Mar 3, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Think you have the flu? If you're over 30, chances are you don't.
Feb 27, 2015 11:53 AM ET
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
Feb 20, 2015 11:44 AM ET // AFP
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward from southeast Asia to just short of the Indian border.
Jan 27, 2015 12:20 PM ET
With the recent measles outbreak linked to a certain famous mouse's home turf in California, the spotlight has been thrown back onto a disease that was thought largely eradicated in the United States.
Jan 23, 2015 10:30 AM ET // Bahar Gholipour, LiveScience
The map reveals exactly which proteins are special to organs, and which ones are common across all tissues in the body.
Jan 15, 2015 12:18 PM ET
Ready for this? Our DNA contains more than 100,000 pieces of virus DNA. They might even be responsible for our super-charged homo sapien brains, so it's not as icky as it all sounds.
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