Monthly Archives: August 2015

Bacterial warfare

UCSB researchers demonstrate how gram-negative bacteria deliver toxins to kill neighboring bacteriaIt’s bacteria against bacteria, and one of them is going down. …read more

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Many physicians overestimate their ability to assess patients’ risk of Ebola

While most primary care physicians responding to a survey expressed confidence in their ability to identify potential cases of Ebola and communicate Ebola risks to their patients, when asked how they would care for hypothetical patients who might have been exposed to Ebola, less than 70 percent gave answers fitting CDC guidelines. Those least […]

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Ebola may persist in wastewater for at least 8 days

New research suggests procedures for handling liquid waste contaminated with Ebola may underestimate the virus’ ability to survive in wastewater. …read more

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Saudi Arabia

Between 18 and 21 August 2015, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notified WHO of 29 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 6 deaths. Twenty-four (24) of these reported cases are associated with a MERS-CoV outbreak currently occurring in a hospital in Riyadh […]

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Win Mixter Discusses His Last Address Tribute Walk Drawings

The 2015 Last Address Tribute Walk takes place Saturday, August 29, in Chelsea! Readings in tribute to Assotto Saint, Vito Russo, Félix González-Torres, Robert Mapplethorpe, Tseng Kwong Chi, Hugh Steers and Chloe Dzubilo on the doorsteps of their former residential addresses. …read more

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