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AIDS Expert Killed in MH17 Disaster Helped Turn Scientists to Activists

“Joep was the epitome of that,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and himself one of the leaders in AIDS research. “If he did nothing else but his science, he would have been outstanding ...

AIDS and TB Down Globally, Study Finds

It’s especially true with infectious diseases such as HIV and TB, where treatment can make a big difference. TB is curable with antibiotics, but it takes time and people must take the drugs consistently and as directed. There’s no cure for HIV ...

Could Smallpox Come Back?

"There's no risk to the public of smallpox." [7 Devastating Infectious Diseases ] Smallpox is a disease caused by the Variola virus, and is related to several other poxviruses, including cowpox and monkey pox. The virus can spread from one person to ...

'Cured' HIV Baby is Infected, Doctors Find

“The baby has now rebounded with clearly detectable HIV viremia,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). “Certainly, this is a disappointing turn of events for this young child, the ...

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List of infectious diseases - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Infectious diseases arranged by name. There are 215 entries in this list, though some entries such as 'Common cold' include a number of distinct pathogens.

Infectious Disease Center: Information on Infections

Updated July. 22, 2014

Get the facts on infectious disease types, causes, prevention, and treatment, and learn how they spread. Plus, read the latest news on emerging infectious ...

Infectious diseases Definition - Diseases and Conditions ...

Updated July. 20, 2014

Infectious diseases are disorders caused by organisms — such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Many organisms live in and on our bodies.

Infectious Diseases: MedlinePlus - National Library of ...

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Infectious diseases kill more people worldwide than any other single cause. Infectious diseases are caused by germs. Germs are tiny living things that are found ...