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Research using genomic testing reveals new information on flesh-eating bacteria

Research using genomic testing reveals new information on flesh-eating bacteria

Study finds that 94% of air travelers would want health authorities to contact them if they have been exposed to a serious contagious disease on an airplane

Study finds that 94% of air travelers would want health authorities to contact them if they have been exposed to a serious contagious disease on an airplane

New book predicts a "vaccine century"

New book predicts a "vaccine century"

Call for original research papers and other works dealing with primary health care

Call for original research papers and other works dealing with primary health care

Expansion of clinical trial of an experimental West Nile virus (WNV) treatment

Expansion of clinical trial of an experimental West Nile virus (WNV) treatment

Latest findings on HIV pathogenesis at AIDS Conference in Bangkok

Latest findings on HIV pathogenesis at AIDS Conference in Bangkok

Priorities on dealing with the big 3 infectious diseases - HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria

Priorities on dealing with the big 3 infectious diseases - HIV/AIDS, TB, and malaria

Study evaluates effectiveness of LEXIVA/ritonavir and Lopinavir/ritonavir in protease inhibitor

Study evaluates effectiveness of LEXIVA/ritonavir and Lopinavir/ritonavir in protease inhibitor

GSK and Boehringer Ingelheim to develop treatment for HIV infection specifically for the developing world

GSK and Boehringer Ingelheim to develop treatment for HIV infection specifically for the developing world

Human antibodies that thwart the SARS virus in mice can be mass-produced quickly

Human antibodies that thwart the SARS virus in mice can be mass-produced quickly

First recipients of the Fogarty-Ellison Fellowship in Global Health and Clinical Research

First recipients of the Fogarty-Ellison Fellowship in Global Health and Clinical Research

Myriad Genetics awarded a $14.2 million contract for AIDS and hepatitis research

Myriad Genetics awarded a $14.2 million contract for AIDS and hepatitis research

Emerging infectious diseases will continue to confront society in unpredictable ways as long as humans and microbes co-exist

Emerging infectious diseases will continue to confront society in unpredictable ways as long as humans and microbes co-exist

Avian influenza virus in East Asia arose through a series of genetic reassortment events with other viruses

Avian influenza virus in East Asia arose through a series of genetic reassortment events with other viruses

New leads for the discovery of anthrax antitoxins that could be used in conjunction with antibiotics to treat late-stage anthrax

New leads for the discovery of anthrax antitoxins that could be used in conjunction with antibiotics to treat late-stage anthrax

The impact of rotavirus on the world’s children

The impact of rotavirus on the world’s children

As humans alter land, infectious diseases follow

As humans alter land, infectious diseases follow

Statement by the Hong Kong's Director of Health in response to the recent handling of the SARS outbreak

Statement by the Hong Kong's Director of Health in response to the recent handling of the SARS outbreak

Research points to a possible way to design anthrax toxin molecules that selectively attack tumor cells

Research points to a possible way to design anthrax toxin molecules that selectively attack tumor cells

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients

Rabies infections in organ donor and transplant recipients