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Deadly Chinese outbreaks linked to new virus


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Researchers have linked the outbreak of a mysterious and deadly disease in central China, five years ago, with a previously unknown virus.At that time, a large ... Read more...

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Swine flu probably originated in US, says Mexico


March 30th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) A year after the outbreak of the deadly swine flu epidemic that killed over 14,000 people across the world, Mexico has said it suspects the disease originated ... Read more...

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Late alert? Mexico denies slow reaction to flu epidemic


April 29th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Andrea Sosa Cabrios Mexico City, April 29 (DPA) Every year as winter approaches, Mexico launches vaccination campaigns against seasonal influenza. The time to watch out is October-February, when the weather is ... Read more...

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New mosquito virus could help control malaria


August 25th, 2008 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Researchers have identified a previously unknown virus that infects the Anopheles mosquito that is primarily responsible for transmitting malaria.The virus could be potentially used to pass on new ... Read more...

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Virus that can help incapacitate malaria-causing mosquito found


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A team of scientists at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health''s Malaria Research Institute has identified a previously unknown virus that can help incapacitate malaria-causing ... Read more...

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Newly identified virus behind deadly skin cancer


January 18th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 18 (ANI): Researchers at University of Pittsburgh have identified a previously unknown virus, which might be behind a deadly skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma.The study, conducted by Patrick Moore, ... Read more...

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