Findings raise the possibility of a new approach to combating malaria, one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Brief risk-reduction counseling at the time of a rapid HIV test did not reduce new STIs during the subsequent six months among persons at risk for HIV.
Scientists estimate a minimum of 320,000 undiscovered viruses in mammals. Knowledge of them could aid early detection and mitigation of disease outbreaks in humans.
An Egyptian Tomb Bat near the site of the first known case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was found to harbor the virus for the disease, report researchers at the Center for Infection and Immunity.
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Q & A on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Lyme disease.