Bats carry tons of viruses, but they don't usually get sick from them.
Hong Kong was all set to celebrate its most important holiday, but the fear of a new coronavirus outbreak is dampening festivities.
The mysterious and deadly new strain of coronavirus that originated in China has infected close to 500 people. It initially has flu-like symptoms but, in severe cases, can permanently damage the lungs.
Passengers coming from Wuhan, China will be screened for a ‘novel coronavirus’ at three major U.S. airports.
The virus, which can spread between humans, has killed at least four people.
The NIH lifted a 3-year funding moratorium on “gain-of-function” research meant to make deadly viruses stronger and more transmissible.
From the end of Ebola in West Africa to measles spreading at Disneyland, a grim medley of viral and bacterial infections made headlines this year.
A decline in federal prosecutions of white-collar crime and the circulation of personnel between the DOJ and corporate law has raised questions about the Obama administration's handling of the finance industry.
The Netto-Uyoku are using the tragic outbreak as an opportunity to spread more nationalistic fervor online.
Over the last month, 39 people have died in Saudi Arabia during an apparent seasonal outbreak of the mysterious MERS virus.
Not all viral engineering has to be controversial.