Researchers have isolated viable microbes from melting permafrost after tens of thousands of years. But don’t worry; they infect only amoebas. Under the icy soil of the Arctic is a frozen soup of bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Some of these microorganisms haven’t interacted with a cell since long before the ancient Egyptians constructed the Pyramids […]
E.coli outbreak has left at least 37 people ill, as the case is now reported in Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Indiana
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating the source of an E.coli outbreak that is spreading across the Midwest. As of August 17, 29 illnesses, 10 hospitalizations, and zero deaths have been reported, according to the latest investigation. To avoid getting sick, health experts recommend washing all foods and countertops well and cooking […]
Scientists have identified a potential cause for the mysterious outbreak of childhood Hepatitis
Adenovirus infections are quite prevalent, particularly in youngsters. In more than 35 nations, 1,010 instances of severe hepatitis in children without a known cause were reported between April and July of this year. Over a quarter of these cases—nearly half—occurred in the UK and in Europe. The most common cause of childhood hepatitis is an […]
How Polio returned to the United States?
By the time there is a case of paralysis, 100 to 1,000 infections may have already taken place due to the fact that the majority of polio infections are asymptomatic, according to Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, a paediatrics professor at Stanford School of Medicine and chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on infectious diseases. […]