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Go Veg to Beat Swine Flu: Experts Advise

One tip to avoid swine flu is to avoid meat, especially pork and also avoid buying meat from the shop which combines all meat products, including eggs, suggest experts. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has pointed out that pork and poultry, improperly handled with a knife that would have come in contact with swine flu virus and ...

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600 Mutations in Ebola Virus to Make New Drugs Ineffective, Warns Study

As is the case with virus, researchers are apprehensive that the genetic makeup of Ebola in West Africa has undergone several mutations that could potentially make new drugs ineffective to treat the deadly virus. “The (Ebola) virus mutates rapidly,” Jeffrey Kugelman of the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) said in a study. “And it’s an ongoing ...

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