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Kinshasa [DR Congo], July 15 (ANI): A case of Ebola was confirmed in the eastern Congolese city of Goma, home to more than a million people.
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Washington D.C. [USA], July 13 (ANI): In 2014, a virus called crAssphage that infects bacteria was discovered as part of the body's intestinal environment. Now, a recent study investigated its origin and evolution, which may have coevolved with human lineage.
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Washington D.C. [USA], July 5 (ANI): A recent study discovered that a strain of the common cold virus may potentially target, infect and destroy cancer cells in patients with bladder cancer.
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New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): A total of 1,076 people have lost their lives due to H1N1 virus across the country this year (until June 23), while the number of those infected by it stands at 26,140, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday.
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Islamabad [Pakistan], Jun 15 (ANI): Thirty-one of 2,500 persons were found to be HIV positive during a screening programme for the virus conducted in Pakistan's Sindh province, health officials said on Saturday.
Ernakulam (Kerala) [India], Jun 13 (ANI): An eight-member team of scientists from Institute of Advanced Virology, Kerala, and National Institute of Virology. Pune, arrived in North Paravur, Ernakulam, to collect samples from fruit-eating bats to find the source of Nipah virus.
Puducherry [India], Jun 13 (ANI): Necessary steps have been taken to prevent the spread of Nipah in Puducherry, Dr KV Raman, Director of Department of Health and Family Welfare Service, said on Wednesday.
Kasese [Uganda], Jun 12 (ANI): The outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, which has infected more than 2,000 people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has spread to Uganda, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
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Kochi (Kerala)[India], June 9 (ANI): Scaling down the fear of Nipah virus that gripped Kerala, four suspected cases of Nipah virus who had been kept in the isolation ward at Kalamassery Medical College, have been shifted to the observation ward here on Sunday.
New Delhi [India], June 7 (ANI): Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja on Friday met Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and discussed the status and preparedness of her state for containment and management of Nipah Virus Disease.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], June 6 (ANI): Rajasthan has issued guidelines to all medical and health officials to prevent and control the Nipah virus infection in the state.
Kochi (Kerala) [India], June 6 (ANI): Out of the seven patients who were admitted to the hospital suspecting Nipah virus infection, one has been tested positive while the other six have been tested negative.