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First estimate of total viruses in mammals

Scientists estimate that there is a minimum of 320,000 viruses in mammals awaiting discovery. Collecting evidence of these viruses, or even a majority of them, they say, could provide information critical to early detection ...

Sep 03, 2013
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New coronavirus related to viruses from bats

The virus that is causing alarm among global public health authorities after it killed a man in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia earlier this year and is now linked to two other cases of disease is a novel type of coronavirus most closely ...

Nov 20, 2012
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The network's skeleton

(Phys.org) -- Sometimes the distinctive character of a whole resides in just a few of its parts, for example in particular forms and colours of a painting, in the most important ingredients of a dish, or in ...

Jun 20, 2012
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Plasma-based treatment goes viral

Life-threatening viruses such as HIV, SARS, hepatitis and influenza, could soon be combatted in an unusual manner as researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of plasma for inactivating and preventing ...

Dec 05, 2011
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Watching viruses 'friend' a network

From SARS to swine flu, virus outbreaks can be unpredictable — and devastating. But now a new application through the ubiquitous social networking site Facebook, developed in a Tel Aviv University lab, ...

Aug 30, 2011
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Equitable access to influenza vaccines not in sight

In a Policy Forum article that continues the PLoS Medicine series on Global Health Diplomacy, David Fidler (Indiana University School of Law) provides a case study of the negotiations to increase access to vaccines for in ...

May 04, 2010
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