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Skeletons provide tell-tale glimpses into past mass infections and pandemics

Dead men do tell tales through their physical remains ...
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There are 7 coronaviruses that infect humans. Here’s what makes SARS-CoV-2 so dangerous

SARS-CoV-2 is not the flu. It causes a disease with different symptoms, spreads and kills more readily, and belongs to a completely ...
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Here’s how long the coronavirus survives on common surfaces

A big question in the outbreak of Covid-19, which has already infected more than 110,000, is how the germ that ...
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International treaty could threaten genetics research on ebola, other infectious diseases

There is something that is weighing heavily on the minds of some infectious diseases scientists these days. ... It’s an ...
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Diagnosing rare infectious diseases with genetic sequencing

Early last spring, as flu season hit its peak, a woman checked into a Houston hospital with all the familiar ...