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”Take 3” actions to fight the flu

Influenza (flu) is an acute viral infection that spreads easily from person to person in any age group. It can cause serious complications in certain...

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Viral hepatitis in Romania

Viral hepatitis is liver inflammation due to a viral infection. Hepatitis A or infectious jaundice is caused by hepatitis A virus (HAV) a picornavirus transmitted by the faecal-oral...

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HIV/AIDS Infection in Romania

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is a member of the genus Lentivirus, family Retroviridae. HIV destroys part of the immune system, such as helper T cells which are the...

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Let's fight together for eradication of TB in Romania

Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is of two principle kinds: pulmonary TB, which usually attacks the lungs, and extra-pulmonary...

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AFRICAN SWINE FEVER (ASF) IN ROMANIA

African Swine Fever (ASF) is an infectious disease of swine notifiable in the European Union (EU) and to the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE).

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WEST NILE VIRUS STRIKES ROMANIA

West Nile Fever (WNF) is a mosquito-borne flavivirus infection epidemic in Africa and Asia. West Nile Virus (WNV) was first identified in 1937

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EPIDEMIOLOGICAL SITUATION OF MEASLES IN ROMANIA

Measles is an airborne disease. It spreads easily through the coughs and sneezes of infected people or through contact with saliva or nasal secretions.

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PREVENT VIBRIO CHOLERAEA

If we can prevent Vibrio cholerae from becoming curved we limit their ability to make people sick by Seagull Princeton University researchers discovered the...

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VIRAL LIFE CYCLE COULD BE A TARGET FOR DRUG DEVELOPMENT BY YELLOW JACK

Dengue and Zika Virus are both positive strand RNA flaviviruses, which means that once a virus particle infects a cell, its RNA genome can be...