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Breakthrough: Scientists engineer virus to kill all types of cancer

This cowpox-style virus is would be injected directly to the tumour, causing it to explode.

12 Nov 2019 1:52 PM

Measles virus much more deleterious than expected

Getting measles 'resets' the body's immune system.

01 Nov 2019 10:50 AM

Cybersecurity breach detected in Army's Northern Command, investigations underway

The investigation in the matter is on and it is being checked how the malware could find its way to his computer, the army said.

13 Aug 2019 6:41 PM

Save yourselves before this ransomware exploits your Windows device

In certain cases the malware requires no user interaction and is simply planted onto vulnerable servers by the attackers.

06 Jul 2019 12:52 PM

Kerala student suspected with Nipah virus, state govt takes precautions

A team of medical experts, who have experience in dealing with the situation, have been rushed to Ernakulam, officials said after meeting.

03 Jun 2019 2:55 PM


Nearly 500 people test positive for HIV in Pakistani district

A local physician who has AIDS has since been arrested and is being investigated for possibly intentionally infecting patients.

17 May 2019 9:09 AM

WannaCry still a concern for millions of computers

Data reveals that there are as many as 1.7 million Internet-connected endpoints that are still vulnerable.

14 May 2019 11:26 AM

What should you do: Cryptojacking worm Beapy hits enterprises

Beapy (W32.Beapy) is a file-based coinminer that uses email as an initial infection vector.

26 Apr 2019 11:01 AM

Beware! New ransomware disguised as a game

Anatova is targeting consumers at scale across the globe.

23 Jan 2019 4:40 PM

Nose-dwelling bacteria may affect a baby's first cold

Study said babies who have wide variety of different bacteria living in noses tend to recover more quickly from first respiratory virus.

04 Dec 2018 9:39 AM


What is more dangerous to heart, bacterial pneumonia or viral pneumonia?

Here is what a new study has found.

13 Nov 2018 12:11 PM

Novel DNA vaccine against Ebola safe, effective, say scientists

Researchers designed optimised synthetic DNA vaccine candidates targeting a virus surface protein called glycoprotein.

12 Oct 2018 6:18 PM

Here's how Zika virus strips immune cells of their identity

Researchers are hoping to examine other cell types infected by Zika virus.

11 Sep 2018 11:39 AM

Air hand dryers spread 5 times more germs than paper towels

Researchers found high levels of dangerous bacteria that cause blood poisoning, pneumonia and gastroenteritis when dryers were used.

07 Sep 2018 12:33 PM

Kerala faces shortages of 'rat fever' drug

Transmitted via the urine of infected animals, its symptoms include muscle pain and fever.

05 Sep 2018 2:44 PM


New way to attack herpesviruses found

Human cytomegalovirus is a leading cause of birth defects and transplant failures.

29 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

4 new Congo Ebola cases as medics prepare experimental treatment

The treatment was developed using the antibodies of the survivor of an Ebola outbreak in the western Congolese city of Kikwit in 1995.

13 Aug 2018 9:37 AM

Highly lethal viruses hijack cellular defences against cancer

The viruses include Hendra, lethal to humans and horses, and the Nipah virus, a serious threat in East and Southeast Asia.

06 Aug 2018 12:11 PM

Apple chip supplier says virus will cause shipment delays

Taiwan Semiconductor Co. Ltd. said 80 percent of the fabrication tools affected by Friday’s virus.

06 Aug 2018 9:26 AM

TSMC state third-quarter results hit by computer virus

TSMC said that a number of its computer systems and fab tools had been infected by a virus.

06 Aug 2018 8:21 AM