• Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:30
    Health Office warns of mosquito viruses in Phuket
    The Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) has published an official alert for Chikungunya and Dengue fever, viruses caused by the Aedes Eegypti mosquito.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:31
    Climate change may boost spread of Zika, other viruses
    PARIS - As Europe and the United States brace for the likely arrival of the Zika virus from Latin America this summer, experts warn global warming may accelerate the spread of mosquito-borne disease.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 09 Mar 2016 01:00
    High level of dengue, encephalitis found among Krabi monkeys
    Krabi authorities are closely monitoring the local monkey population after many were discovered to have viruses.
  • Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:00
    Herpes HSV-2: hitting below the belt
    n my column last month, I discussed the first type of herpes simplex viruses (HSV-1), the highly infection virus responsible for cold sores.
  • Tue, 17 Feb 2015 01:00
    Herpes HSV-1: hitting above the belt
    A long-lasting infection with symptoms that come and go, herpes is caused by two types of highly contagious herpes simplex viruses (HSV).
  • Tue, 09 Sep 2014 01:00
    Lao wildlife hit by 68 types of viruses
    A total of 68 types of viruses have been found in Lao wildlife, with trade and consumption of wild animals remaining widespread.
  • Wed, 27 Aug 2014 01:00
    Call for special lab to be built for viruses 'with no cure'
    The Department of Medical Sciences (DMSC) has Ebola virus test kits that can yield results in 5 to 8 hours with 90 per cent accuracy, DMSC chief Dr Apichai Mongkol said yesterday.
  • Fri, 30 May 2014 00:00
    Scientists find compound to fight virus behind SARS and MERS
    GENEVA - An international team of scientists say they have identified a compound that can fight coronaviruses, responsible for the SARS and MERS outbreaks, which currently have no cure.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 27 Apr 2013 00:00
    New bird-flu strain 'one of most deadly ever seen'
    International experts said on Wednesday that the latest H7N9 bird-flu virus was "one of the most lethal influenza viruses" seen so far, as Taiwan reported the first infection outside mainland China.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00
    Next cyber-security threat cycle is here - are you ready?
    The first PC viruses appeared more than 25 years ago. Little did we realise that this was just the beginning of what would become a series of threat waves.
  • Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00
    The five new laws of anti-malware
    The face of malware has changed considerably, especially in the last five to ten years. But, unfortunately, far too many companies are adopting an outdated approach that is several decades old. Malware has changed considerably since the early PC viruses w
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