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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.
Scientist intends to fight pathogenic bacteria with viruses

Scientist intends to fight pathogenic bacteria with viruses

Studies explore biological mechanisms that may explain HIV post-treatment controllers

Studies explore biological mechanisms that may explain HIV post-treatment controllers

Discovery provides new hope for anti-HIV vaccine

Discovery provides new hope for anti-HIV vaccine

Phase 1 clinical trial examining topical cream plus influenza vaccine is underway

Phase 1 clinical trial examining topical cream plus influenza vaccine is underway

Mechanical properties of viral DNA influence the course of infection, study finds

Mechanical properties of viral DNA influence the course of infection, study finds

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

Researchers identify Zika virus proteins with potential to affect brain development

Rapid urbanization makes Central Africa more vulnerable to infectious disease outbreaks

Rapid urbanization makes Central Africa more vulnerable to infectious disease outbreaks

Study uncovers mechanism that affects multiplication of dengue virus lineage

Study uncovers mechanism that affects multiplication of dengue virus lineage

New polyclonal immunotherapy successfully neutralizes Ebola virus

New polyclonal immunotherapy successfully neutralizes Ebola virus

Scientists make surprising discovery in nerve cells

Scientists make surprising discovery in nerve cells

Researchers find faster way to analyze outcome of experimental vaccines

Researchers find faster way to analyze outcome of experimental vaccines

Study highlights impact of silent viruses on how the host responds to vaccines

Study highlights impact of silent viruses on how the host responds to vaccines

Researchers find possible active substance that may cure hepatitis E

Researchers find possible active substance that may cure hepatitis E

Updated recommendations for HIV prevention and treatment in adults

Updated recommendations for HIV prevention and treatment in adults

Researchers discover prion-like viral proteins that open new targets for antiviral drugs

Researchers discover prion-like viral proteins that open new targets for antiviral drugs

Preventative HIV vaccines induce robust, comparable immune responses in humans and monkeys

Preventative HIV vaccines induce robust, comparable immune responses in humans and monkeys

Zika virus-related pregnancy loss in humans may be more common than thought

Zika virus-related pregnancy loss in humans may be more common than thought

Targeting proteins in semen could prevent sexually transmitted spread of Ebola virus

Targeting proteins in semen could prevent sexually transmitted spread of Ebola virus

AbbVie and Calibr collaborate to develop T-cell therapies aimed at cancer

AbbVie and Calibr collaborate to develop T-cell therapies aimed at cancer

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

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