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Flu Virus

I on Beauty: Chapter 9: Illnesses You Should Worry About More than Ebola

Irene Michaels | Posted 12.29.2014 | Fifty
Irene Michaels

The biggest news outlets have been reeling with Ebola horror stories for weeks now, and while this terrible virus is certainly cause for alarm in West Africa (and precaution elsewhere), the risk to North Americans currently remains quite low.

New Flu Virus Found In Bats

Posted 10.24.2013 | Green

By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Senior Writer: A brand new flu virus has been found in Peruvian bats, according to a new study from researchers at ...

7 Ways Not To Spread The Flu At Home

Shana Ecker | Posted 03.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

You may know how to disinfect -- but we're telling you the right way to go about this job.

Should I Get a Flu Shot Every Year?

Quora | Posted 03.17.2013 | Health News

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by David Agus, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Engineering I'm a big believer in flu vaccines. ...

Lighting Up Chickens to Prevent Bird Flu Pandemics

Marc Zimmer | Posted 11.27.2012 | Science
Marc Zimmer

The flu has created an interesting dilemma for us. The pressure our civilization is placing on nature and the way we are changing to mega-farms is increasing the likelihood of an influenza outbreak.

Flu Strain 'A' Suspected In Death Of 3. What Is It?

Posted 03.07.2012 | Black Voices

Medical investigators donned hazmat suits to investigate the mysterious death of an 81-year-old woman in Lusby, Maryland this week. And while they hav...