Tag: virus

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia today became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine for use in tens of thousands of its citizens despite international skepticism about injections that have not completed clinical trials and…

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Friday that vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) has been confirmed in Allen County. VSV has now been confirmed in 12 counties in Kansas and has affected more than 160 premises, primarily…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists can’t tell yet how deadly the new virus that’s spreading around the globe really is — and deepening the mystery, the fatality rate differs even within China. As infections of the…

BEIJING (AP) — Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their biggest market.  Local officials have orders from the ruling Communist…

BEIJING (AP) — China today expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose…

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak’s epicenter was…

GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — A disease that causes blister-like sores on the mouths of horses and other livestock has spread to Kansas, marking the eighth state where it has been detected. The Kansas Department of…

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A new television series focusing on how the U.S. Army dealt with the first outbreak of one of the most contagious and deadliest viruses on its soil features several University of…

Dear Dr. Roach: If a person has been exposed (verified by blood test) to herpes 1 and 2, can that person be a blood donor? Could a person catch herpes by sitting on a toilet…

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials think there’s a strong chance this flu season has peaked, but they are watching a recent wave of illnesses from a nastier flu strain. The Centers for Disease Control…