Preserved remains from the Andes yield clues about infectious diseases.
By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012
The Maiden, a 15-year-old girl, yielded a protein profile that helped researchers determine that she suffered from a respiratory illness at the time of her death.
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By Jef Akst
Vaccine testing could start soon; Spanish nurse declared free of virus; travelers from West Africa restricted to five US airports
By Bob Grant
A new report from the World Health Organization finds that tuberculosis has infected hundreds of thousands more people around the world than was estimated a year ago.
In the wake of a handful of biosafety lapses at federal research facilities, the US government is temporarily halting funding for new studies aiming to give novel functions to influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses.
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