Viral Infection Stories
Another Reason to Fill That Statin Script
Statins may decrease severity of COVID-19 symptoms and shorten recovery time.
All You Need To Know About The Latest Measles Threat
The New York Department of Health has issued a warning of an imminent outbreak after an infected Australian tourist visited the city in February.
A Virus/Human Cell Hybrid May Be The Answer To Antibiotic Resistance
A new study has found that equipping cells in the immune system with a "targeting device" from viruses may help the body better fight off antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Your Mucus Knows Whether You Have A Cold Or The Flu
Want to know whether you are sick with a cold or the flu? Put your nose here and blow.
Your Body Is Full Of Viruses, And Scientists Want To Understand Them
Biologists are trying to get ahead of the next contagious virus in humans by studying wildlife.
A Polio Vaccine That Leaves The Virus At The Door
A new version of the polio vaccine doesn’t involve scientists handling live virus, which is a huge step for safety.
Genital Herpes Vaccine Is On The Way
A vaccine for genital herpes could stop both that STD and HIV from spreading.
Is Manuka Honey The Cure?
Honey has been used as an antiseptic for thousands of years, but does manuka honey have the same power?
Symptoms Of Flu Vs. Common Cold
Being able to tell the difference between the flu and a common cold could mean the difference between a quick recovery and serious complications.
Early Symptoms Of Mumps And What To Know About Campus Outbreaks
Mumps is making a comeback on college campuses, despite being nearly eradicated in previous years.
The Scientific Explanation Behind 'Man-Flu'
New research suggests there may be an evolutionary advantage for viruses to go easier on women than men.
Not All Hospitals Are Created Equal
The quality of care at different hospitals varies greatly across the United States.