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Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy.
Researchers develop flexible "Plug and Play" technology to protect against emerging diseases

Researchers develop flexible "Plug and Play" technology to protect against emerging diseases

Researcher develops nanoparticle-based tags to detect viruses and cancer with high sensitivity

Researcher develops nanoparticle-based tags to detect viruses and cancer with high sensitivity

Nipah virus kills nine in Kerala, India

Nipah virus kills nine in Kerala, India

Scientists identify new drug target to combat chikungunya virus

Scientists identify new drug target to combat chikungunya virus

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Microglia may play key role in slowing progression of prion diseases, research suggests

Mutations in EBOV-Makona do not alter disease-causing ability in animal models, shows study

Mutations in EBOV-Makona do not alter disease-causing ability in animal models, shows study

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute

Cancer Center at BIDMC announces launch of new Immunotherapy Institute

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Study finds no evidence of chronic wasting disease transmissibility in macaques

Why are Antibiotics Overprescribed for Meningitis Treatment?

Why are Antibiotics Overprescribed for Meningitis Treatment?

Study findings could open new possibilities for treating cancer with adenovirus

Study findings could open new possibilities for treating cancer with adenovirus

Researchers develop new animal model to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Researchers develop new animal model to study Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

New test detects Zika antibodies with high specificity

New test detects Zika antibodies with high specificity

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Mystery 'disease X' warnings from WHO

Discovery may lead to effective research and better treatments for  Ebola, other viral diseases

Discovery may lead to effective research and better treatments for  Ebola, other viral diseases

Preventing metabolic exhaustion in immune cells could enhance effects of immunotherapy

Preventing metabolic exhaustion in immune cells could enhance effects of immunotherapy

Scientists evaluate reliability of Zika virus diagnostics

Scientists evaluate reliability of Zika virus diagnostics

NIAID details new strategic plan for creating safe, effective universal influenza vaccine

NIAID details new strategic plan for creating safe, effective universal influenza vaccine

UNC gene therapy scientists uncover viral barcode to penetrate blood-brain barrier

UNC gene therapy scientists uncover viral barcode to penetrate blood-brain barrier

Far-UVC light may offer solution to eradicating airborne flu viruses

Far-UVC light may offer solution to eradicating airborne flu viruses

Breakthrough study on mosquito brains could crack the code to creating viable Zika vaccine

Breakthrough study on mosquito brains could crack the code to creating viable Zika vaccine