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US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK — The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun

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UK flu hotspots revealed as health bosses warn virus has hit early putting thousands of kids at risk

This post was originally published on this siteTHIS map reveals the UK flu hotspots as health bosses warned the virus has hit early – putting thousands of kids at risk. Cumbria, Essex and

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A common cold virus may sneak in to infect placenta

This post was originally published on this siteThe finding suggests it’s possible for an expectant mother to pass the infection to her fetus. “This is the first evidence that a common

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Deadly Ebola Virus Loses Its Grip as New Treatments Emerge

This post was originally published on this siteThe Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been described as the most challenging in the disease’s 43-year history. Yet

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Monkey infects Japanese lab worker with deadly herpes B virus

This post was originally published on this siteA monkey infected a Japanese scientist with the herpes B virus in a rare case of the deadly sickness being passed to a human, according to a report.

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Monkey ‘infects scientist with deadly herpes B virus’ in a Japanese laboratory

This post was originally published on this siteA monkey has infected a lab worker in Japan with the deadly herpes B virus, officials say. The scientist has not been named but is reportedly in a

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Three people have died from the flu in North Carolina as virus continues slow spread

This post was originally published on this siteAnother person has died from the flu in North Carolina, health officials said. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reported a slight

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More current polio cases have been caused by vaccines than the wild virus: WHO report

This post was originally published on this siteThere are now more people who have contracted polio through vaccines than the wild virus itself. The World Health Organization (WHO) published a

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U of A raising mumps prevention awareness amid virus outbreak

This post was originally published on this siteFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFTA) — The University of Arkansas is raising awareness on mumps prevention after nine cases of the virus confirmed on

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Children’s ops cancelled due to respiratory virus upsurge

This post was originally published on this sitePlanned surgery for children on waiting lists is being delayed in Dublin’s three children’s hospitals over the coming weeks due to a

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