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Jul 27, 2012

Jul 27, 2012

Gene analysis connects Cambodian EV-71 to Asian outbreaks

(CIDRAP News) – A preliminary genetic analysis of enterovirus serotype 71 (EV-71) isolates from Cambodia suggests that the virus is part of ongoing EV-71 outbreaks in Asia and is similar to those in other countries in the region, including Vietnam.

Jun 13, 2012

Jun 13, 2012

NIH announces mapping of human bacterial population

(CIDRAP News) – The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the first major results of a 5-year project to identify and analyze all the bacterial species carried by healthy humans, revealing, among other things, that nearly all healthy people routinely harbor pathogens.