Water At Some Olympic Venues In Rio de Janeiro Reportedly Contain Virus Levels On Par With Raw Sewage

Competitors contending in one year from now’s Summer Olympics here will be swimming and sailing in waters so polluted with human excrement that they hazard turning out to be fiercely sick and not able to contend in the recreations, an Associated Press examination has found. An AP examination of water quality uncovered perilously abnormal amounts […]

Western world Nile Virus in the united states: Risks, Methods and Analysis


Just lately the Focuses for Ailment Control and Prevention (CDC) had been made alert to 23 individuals with illnesses linked to the western side nile disease. The most vicious type of the western side nile disease, known as neuroinvasive illness, has been present in nine individuals. Formerly, the VIDEO GAMES thought between 150 and 250 […]

Squirrels Become Source of Deadly New Virus infecting Humans – Kills 3 in Germany


You might need to keep a distance from your backyard squirrel. Three German breeders have died after getting infected with a new strain of virus from their squirrels.The men died two to four months after developing encephalitis – inflammation of the brain. Variegated squirrels, are an exotic breed native to southern Mexico and Central America […]

A Light That Kills Bacteria ?


In the 2015 annual meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, a light fixture was introduced that can kill micro-organisms in the air which are known causes of hospital-acquired infections, including Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, C.difficile and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus. Called Indigo-Clean, it emits an indigo-colored light that gets absorbed by molecules within […]

New Blood Test Immediately Detects Deadly Ebola!


The deadly Ebola disease can now be tested on the spot. A new blood test can detect the disease within minutes and is as accurate as the most widely-used laboratory-based test. Results from patient trials show that a point-of-care Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) test is faster than and as sensitive as a conventional lab-based molecular […]

How Effective Is The Flu Vaccine Really?


Mutation has allowed some flu viruses to beat the flu vaccine. Researchers found out that mutilations in a specific region of H3N2 viruses decreased the effectiveness of these antibodies, making last year’s flu shot null and void for the next year. In light of this manufacturers need to regularly upgrade their formulations. Recommendations came from […]

South Korea’s Fight With MERS Outbreak


All hospitals in South Korea have been ordered to track all the visitors to the emergency ward due to a large outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). Health ministry said on Thursday that there have been difficulties locating every person who has been exposed to this disease. MERS is a viral disease affecting the respiratory […]

Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus This Summer


RIVERSIDE COUNTY , CALIFORNIA – This summer, for the first time mosquitoes in the Nuevo area, have tested positive for West Nile virus. This area is served by Riverside County Vector Control Program. It is not rare for mosquitoes to test positive for West Nile virus in the summer. A sample was taken of mosquitoes […]

Traveling woes of Liberians persist – after Ebola epidemic subsides


DAKAR, Senegal: “This constant stigmatization of the country has implications for our post-war economic recovery and for our post-Ebola economic recovery,” she said. “It’s almost like we’re a pariah.” “It’s not just affecting people who are in the country — it’s all of us who have Liberian passports,” said Pailey, an academic, activist and author […]

Ebola Virus Continues to Live in the Eye


Scientists have been studying the Ebola survivors to learn about the different consequences of suffering from the disease. The researchers found that surviving patients still carried a live colony of virus in the fluids of their eyes. But despite the presence of the virus doctors believe that I cannot pass due to casual contact from […]