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HIV reservoirs are like cellular fortresses and that’s bad

The latest “kick-and-kill” research to eliminate the HIV virus uncovered a potential obstacle in finding a cure. A recent study by researchers at the George Washington University (GW) found that latent HIV reservoirs show resistance to CD8+ T-cells, a type of white blood cell whose primary function is to kill infected cells. 357 more words

Everyday Science

Sick Of Being Sick

I’m still not feeling like myself.  Yesterday was the first day in almost two weeks that I felt half way normal, but my head is still stuffed and my throat is still sore.  242 more words


6-year-old girl latest victim in flu epidemic

The parents of Emily Muth are warning about how quickly the virus took their daughter’s life as a new study reveals breathing can spread the flu.


Gas pump malware tricks customers into paying for more than they pump

Russian authorities have uncovered a massive fraud ring that installed malicious software at gas pumps making customers think they were getting more fuel than they were. 595 more words


First Zika case in Singapore since September 2017: MOH

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

The Zika virus is back in Singapore, almost four months after the last reported case.

The latest case was reported last Thursday (18 January), the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in an update on its website published on Tuesday (23 January). 140 more words

Current Affairs

First Zika case of 2018 reported in Singapore

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: After nearly four months without a reported case of Zika virus infection, the first case of 2018 was confirmed last Thursday (Jan 18).  200 more words

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The flu can be spread just by breathing, new study finds

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Flu season is no joke, and this year people are especially nervous about the virus. Now, there’s even more reason to be wary of the flu: It might spread more easily than people realize. 567 more words

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