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Nov 11, 2014 11:52 AM ET
While poking around peoples' throats studying microbes, scientists stumbled upon a microorganism present in half their subjects -- one previously seen only in green algae in freshwater lakes and one with the unfortunate effect of making you dumb.
Nov 11, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Deadly contagious viruses can infect multiple animals, including humans.
Oct 29, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Spats between politicians and the public over how to react to the Ebola virus may threaten public trust and could keep workers from going to Africa.
Oct 25, 2014 08:00 AM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
News that a doctor in New York with Ebola traveled on the subway the day before he developed symptoms of the disease may have some people worried about contracting Ebola on public transportation.
Oct 24, 2014 09:05 AM ET // Discovery News
A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tests positive for the deadly virus.
Oct 24, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
Another Ebola victory: Nina Pham, the first nurse in Dallas to be infected with Ebola, is now free of the virus.
Oct 21, 2014 11:44 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Each Ebola patient produces a staggering amount of waste that includes everything from the oft mentioned bodily fluids to contaminated bed sheets. Continue reading →
Oct 17, 2014 03:09 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A look at guidelines concerning protective gear finds that there is a lot up to interpretation. Continue reading →
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