Scientists have so far struggled to find ways of killing the bacteria which cause measles and the flu in the air before they enter our bodies.
Church officials recommend not hugging, shaking hands during services to avoid spreading germs.
The virus is usually not life-threatening.
They caught it from a pig likely at a fair in July.
The bump was red at first and turned blue weeks later.
Study says good mood makes flu shot work better.
Although dog flu is highly contagious, dogs rarely ever die from the virus.
As the infection sets in, it can cause oxygen levels in the body to fall.
Among the manifestations of panic, vomiting is being seen as an indication that someone has Ebola.
Report details numerous accidents at labs handling potentially dangerous viruses
In the wake of 9/11, when anthrax attacks were startling a shellshocked country, researchers rushed to study potential biological-weapons agents. But nearly a decade hence, the real threat isn\'t white powder in an envelope, says author Kenneth King.
Now, the women's magazine is branching into other aspects of epidemiology: namely swine-flu prevention. In the December issue, Cosmo calls H1N1 "the virus everyone's talking about" (OMG!
First came the news that the average computer keyboard was five times as filthy as a toilet seat. Then came the reports that flip-flops played host to more than 18,000 bacteria.
History repeats itself, but not without wrinkles. We pick apart the connections: The ComparisonWith the world in a panic over swine flu, it's starting to feel like 2003, when SARS was the raging contagion flooding the news, threatening to wipe out mankind and sending people racing to their local drugstores for cheap masks.
by Nicki Gostin Legendary opera singer Plácido Domingo achieved world renown as one of the Three Tenors alongside the late Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras, but he originally made his debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera in 1968, filling in as Maurizio in "Adriana Lecouvreur" for Franco Corelli.