Pathogens

Protecting Those on the Frontline From Ebola

February 5, 2019

In a world where we can travel the globe by jet, diseases that were once thought to plague faraway places can now strike close to home. The U.S. had to learn this the hard way. In 2014, a patient harboring Ebola returned home to Dallas, Texas from Liberia.

Treating Shingles After It Appears Doesn't Reduce Increased Stroke Risk

January 31, 2019

Stroke risk increased significantly in the days, weeks and months after shingles appeared, despite use of the shingles vaccine and antiviral therapy to treat it, according to preliminary research to be presented in Honolulu at the American Stroke Association's International Stroke Conference 2019

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