Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says the MERS virus isn't yet a 'threat to the world' as the World Health Organization warned. He says it could be if MERS evolves to easily spread among people.
AP (July 10, 2014) A Miss. baby born with HIV and hoped to have been cured by aggressive drugs started right after birth now shows signs of infection. Dr. Anthony Fauci of the NIH says the nearly 4-year-old girl is ... watch video
AP (Aug. 25, 2014) The Florida citrus industry has always stood strong - through freezes, hurricanes and rampant development. But now the $9 billion industry is facing its biggest threat yet, putting at risk the ... watch video
Newsy (Aug. 9, 2014) As the number of victims from the Ebola virus rises international governments and individuals alike are sorting out how to deal with the deadly virus.
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AP (July 22, 2014) Sounding alarms about the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, CDC Director Tom Frieden warned Tuesday if the global community does not confront the problem soon, the world will be living in a ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Oct. 7, 2013) Ecuador's Galapagos Islands are a Unesco World Heritage site and home to flora and fauna found nowhere else in the world. But one in five native plants as well as nearly 50 percent of its endemic ... watch video
July 28, 2015 A new study estimates the association between change or constant habits in coffee consumption and the incidence of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), evaluating 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 ... read more
July 28, 2015 Australia has one of the highest rates of animal species that face extinction in the world. However, over the last decade, there have been animals that are rebounding. One ... read more
July 28, 2015 An entirely new control mechanism that regulates the function of mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell, has been discovered by researchers. Surprisingly, a fatty acid is playing a key role in ... read more
July 28, 2015 Microbes contributing to cystic fibrosis are able to survive in saliva and mucus that is chemically heterogeneous, including significant portions that are largely devoid of oxygen, according to a ... read more
July 27, 2015 Estimates of how much nitrous oxide, a significant greenhouse gas and stratospheric ozone-depleting substance, is being emitted in the central United States have been too low by as much as 40 ... read more
Sep. 24, 2014 Scientists have provided experimental evidence supporting dromedary camels as the primary reservoir, or carrier, of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus. The study involved three healthy ... read more
Aug. 21, 2014 Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection in marmosets closely mimics the severe pneumonia experienced by people infected with MERS-CoV, researchers report, giving scientists ... read more
Aug. 12, 2014 The mechanism used by the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to transmit from bats to humans has been identified by researchers. Bats are a native reservoir for Middle East Respiratory ... read more
Sep. 8, 2013 Scientists report that a combination of two licensed antiviral drugs reduces virus replication and improves clinical outcome in a recently developed monkey model of Middle East respiratory syndrome ... read more