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Insecurity fans spread of pneumonic plague in Congo

Insecurity fans spread of pneumonic plague in Congo

2006 yet 100 die in the Congo from the plague

2006 yet 100 die in the Congo from the plague

Pneumonic plague in the Congo

Pneumonic plague in the Congo

Research explains how pathogenic bacteria evolved over millions of years

Research explains how pathogenic bacteria evolved over millions of years

Bubonic plague confirmed in Los Angeles woman

Bubonic plague confirmed in Los Angeles woman

Study to Rituximab's potential to preserve insulin production in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetics

Study to Rituximab's potential to preserve insulin production in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetics

Discovery of common genetic variation in an immune system gene that makes people much more likely to develop psoriasis

Discovery of common genetic variation in an immune system gene that makes people much more likely to develop psoriasis

University of Michigan researchers target stubborn gram-negative bacteria

University of Michigan researchers target stubborn gram-negative bacteria

Tobacco plant-derived vaccines safeguard against Yersinia pestis

Tobacco plant-derived vaccines safeguard against Yersinia pestis

Extremely infectious pneumonia-like disease slips through body's immune system

Extremely infectious pneumonia-like disease slips through body's immune system

Megestrol acetate may combat weight loss during radiation treatments

Megestrol acetate may combat weight loss during radiation treatments

$230 billion in health care spending nationally is devoted to insurance administration

$230 billion in health care spending nationally is devoted to insurance administration

New report identifies over 40 infectious agents that pose significant human health problems in the United States or abroad

New report identifies over 40 infectious agents that pose significant human health problems in the United States or abroad

Online education program improved physicians' knowledge about the diagnosis and management of diseases caused by bioterrorism

Online education program improved physicians' knowledge about the diagnosis and management of diseases caused by bioterrorism

Previously unknown family of plague virulence factors identified

Previously unknown family of plague virulence factors identified

New phenomenon in which one bacterial cell can stop the growth of another on physical contact

New phenomenon in which one bacterial cell can stop the growth of another on physical contact

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research

Two studies reveal how plague disables immune system

Two studies reveal how plague disables immune system

Product claiming to protect against anthrax lacks credentials or approval

Product claiming to protect against anthrax lacks credentials or approval

The bacteria that cause food poisoning, bubonic plague, and whooping cough all deploy the same weapon to infect the body

The bacteria that cause food poisoning, bubonic plague, and whooping cough all deploy the same weapon to infect the body