Polio Vaccination Causes More Infections than Wild Virus
Polio Vaccination Causes More Infections than Wild Virus
In rare instances, the live virus in oral polio vaccines can mutate and become infectious, causing new outbreaks.
Polio Vaccination Causes More Infections than Wild Virus
Polio Vaccination Causes More Infections than Wild Virus

In rare instances, the live virus in oral polio vaccines can mutate and become infectious, causing new outbreaks.

In rare instances, the live virus in oral polio vaccines can mutate and become infectious, causing new outbreaks.

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Researchers Discover New Family of Viruses
Researchers Discover New Family of Viruses
Catherine Offord | Sep 1, 2019
The redondoviruses, named for their circular DNA, inhabit the human respiratory tract and may be linked to disease.
Questions Surround Canadian Shipment of Deadly Viruses to China
Questions Surround Canadian Shipment of Deadly Viruses to China
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 9, 2019
The same Winnipeg lab that sent Ebola and Henipah viruses to Beijing recently removed a number of researchers for an “administrative issue.”
Climate Change May Hamper Response to Flu: Study
Climate Change May Hamper Response to Flu: Study
Carolyn Wilke | Feb 5, 2019
Mice exposed to heat wave temperatures ate less and showed weakened immune responses to the virus.
Image of the Day: Ringspots
Image of the Day: Ringspots
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 25, 2019
Tiny insects carry the tomato spotted wilt virus, which causes infected plants to develop discolored ring-shape blotches.
Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses
Rotem Sorek Searches for Bacteria’s Defenses Against Viruses
Sukanya Charuchandra | Sep 30, 2018
Using his expertise in microbiology and bioinformatics, he is bringing a new understanding to microbial immune systems.
Bats May Have Taken on Viruses To Stay in Flight
Bats May Have Taken on Viruses To Stay in Flight
Ashley Yeager | Feb 22, 2018
Dampening the immune response to stay up in the air may have helped bats become tolerant to viral infections.
Viruses of the Human Body
Viruses of the Human Body
Eric Delwart | Oct 31, 2016
Some of our resident viruses may be beneficial.
The Human Virome
The Human Virome
Eric Delwart | Oct 31, 2016
Diverse viruses can be found commingling with human and bacteria cells in and on people’s bodies. Scientists are just beginning to understand how these viruses help and when they can turn pathogenic.
Ocean Viruses Cataloged
Ocean Viruses Cataloged
Jef Akst | Sep 21, 2016
An international research team triples the number of known virus types found in marine environments.