Do Viruses Lie Low?

Do Viruses Lie Low?

Some microorganisms wait for their hosts to unintentionally deliver them a signal to multiply and kill them. After more than two years of this COVID-19 virus spreading, many people imagine a spiked ball with a mindless killer that gets into a cell and takes full control to create billions of copies of itself before attacking […]

Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

Elmo and White House Spreading Concern About Zika

  The World Health Organization (WHO), Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), infectious disease experts and public health officials throughout the Americas are united in an unprecedented worldwide effort to stop the Zika virus epidemic, which has no treatment or vaccine. In the latest efforts toward educating the public […]

A Two-Month Zika Timeline

A Two-Month Zika Timeline

Zika has gone from a largely unknown virus affecting people in Brazil to a worldwide health crisis that could be affecting millions before it is under control and a cure or vaccine is found, all in a short two-month timeline. People who think they are safe because they do not plan to get pregnant (or […]

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