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A deadly virus could travel at jet speed around the world. How do we stop it in time?

Silent and deadly, a virus will leap from an animal to a human and literally fly round the world. Millions of lives will depend on the skills of scientists. Walk past the endless rows of vegetables, past the dozens of stalls selling every possible part of a pig and, at…

West Nile virus fears on rise after Hurricane Sandy

With mosquito season approaching, some health officials are concerned about another possible consequence of Hurricane Sandy: an elevated risk of the West Nile virus. Although they said it is too early to tell how severe the threat will be, officials said they are…  …