News file for: Virus
The annual monsoon season brings joy to the wild peacocks in Pakistan’s Tharparkar desert. But it was short lived this year as a deadly disease spread like wildfire across the desert.
Sanofi Pasteur announced on Thursday promising efficacy results of its dengue vaccine candidate in an efficacy trial conducted in Thailand.
Pakistani health officials are bracing for a surge in dengue fever cases as the country enjoys its first monsoon showers this week.
A new study finds that vaccines are struggling to have an impact in Afghanistan and Pakistan due to the lack of mass immunization campaigns.
New research suggests a far higher swine flu death toll, largely in Southeast Asia and Africa.
Empowering countries to make their own vaccines may sound like a herculean task, but it is all in a day’s work for the Technology Transfer Initiative team at the World Health Organization.
A new study reports that the 2009 pandemic H1N1 flu may have killed as many as half a million people around the world – much higher than the official 18,500 figure.
A team of scientists has identified a unique population of cells in the cervix from which cancerous cells arise after human papillomavirus infection.
Researchers have published a new study explaining how the HIV drug abacavir causes allergies in people with the HLA-B*5701 gene allele.
A two-year-old boy in Hong Kong has been confirmed as having contracted the Avian Influenza A virus.