Articles Tagged with virus

Ebola Virus Epidemic or Outbreak?

The Ebola Virus: Outbreak, Epidemic or Pandemic?

The Ebola virus is also known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF). Although it does not cause the heightened effects noted in the 1995 film, Outbreak, it does lead to haemorrhagic fever, causing diarrhea, vomiting, muscle pain/weakness, organ failure and internal/external bleeding. It’s a deadly disease that, as of this moment, has no cure. Treatments… Read more »

Herpes Virus Blasts Infection Into Cells At High Pressure [Study]

Herpes virus

A new study has revealed that the herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV 1) actually blasts its way into the cells it infects under a high pressure measuring tens of atmospheres. The study called Herpes Virus Genome, The Pressure Is On was published this month in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. The American… Read more »

New Computer Virus Targets Windows, OS X And Linux Simultaneously

Apple Virus Also Targets Windows and Linux

Remember when Apple use to claim its operating system was impervious to computer viruses? It turns out not only was Apple incorrect in its assessment it was dead wrong. A new virus released this week attacks Microsoft Windows, Apple OS X and Linux-based operating systems without prejudice. The new virus works by pretending to be… Read more »

Israel, U.S. Worked Together To Create Flame Virus

Flame Virus with Iran and US

The Flame virus which sat on computers throughout the Middle East for nearly two years was created by experts in the United States and Israel according to sources cited by The Washington Post. According to reports the Flame virus was created by the U.S. National Security Agency, the Central Intelligence Agency, and Israel’s military. The… Read more »