New Human Virus Linked With Hepatitis C

Each year, millions of people across the globe depend on life-saving blood transfusions. Needless to say, ensuring this limited supply is clean is imperative to ensure the safety of vulnerable recipients. This message has just been highlighted by a new study, which identified a novel human virus that seems to be transmissible by blood products. […]

Americans Shouldn’t Panic About Ebola, Experts Say

Created by CDC microbiologist Cynthia Goldsmith, this colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) reveals some of the ultrastructural morphology displayed by an Ebola virus virion.Image: CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith Last week, a former Minnesota resident died of Ebola in Nigeria. This week, the what-ifs are rampant. The victim’s wife said her husband had been scheduled to fly to […]