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Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity

It’s not such a stretch to think that humans can catch the Ebola virus from monkeys and the flu virus from pigs. After all, they are all mammals with fundamentally similar physiologies. But now researchers have discovered that even a virus found in the lowly algae can make mammals its home. The invader Continue reading Algal virus found in humans, slows brain activity

What can people do to minimize the death risk from ebola infection?

Thursday July 31, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) — According to news reports, more than 600 people have been killed by a virus called ebola. The virus is highly lethal and it kills 60 to 90% of infected people. There is no… Continue reading What can people do to minimize the death risk from ebola infection?