What a bloody mess
When the Ebola virus broke on April 10 this year, the scientific world went into a tizzy? It's uncontrollable, it's the big daddy of horror movies,…
A strain of the virus that causes bird influenza has been implicated in the death of a three-year-old boy in Hong Kong. The case, though …
January 3, and all is not well in Hong Kong. With four people dead, and 11 confirmed and six suspected cases of A (H5N1) infection, the new …
Fever stalks UP
Battling Japanese encephalitis virus, Gorakhpur now has a new enemy: enterovirus
Who are you?
Microorganisms have a complex equation with humans. From the structure of our bodies to cultural differences, the invisible beings influence our …
Chikungunya spreads its tentacles
Chikungunya, a viral disease borne by the Aedes aegypti mosquito, has assumed epidemic proportions in large swathes of the country, especially …
In early December 2007, the country prided itself on providing the world with a road map to check the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus H5NI.…
Why's malaria taking its toll?
Assam faces a spate of malaria deaths. As the disease assumes near epidemic proportions, it is becoming increasingly clear that the government …
The real pandemic
There is a suspicion among African biomedics about the well projected linking of the continent's environment with the emergence of lethal viruses …
Vultures on death row
Human persecution is the main cause behind the high mortality of vultures in India
Is the crisis spawned by this new viral infection a failure of global health governance?
Caught off guard
The pathogen's path
Virus vs virus
Can the deadly dengue be controlled by injecting its carrier mosquito with another virus?
The hanta phantom
Indian scientists suspect the
presence of hantavirus - one of
the. most dreaded killers of
modern times - in Gujarat