'Killer Mosquitoes' take over the USA: how to protect yourself

More than a dozen cases of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis EEE have been reported in the United States. Mosquitoes are carriers of this dangerous infection, which has already led to two deaths. According to the BBC, Eastern equine encephalitis is a rare but very serious disease that can cause significant harm ...

Two states found deadly mosquito-borne virus

A deadly mosquito-borne virus has been discovered in Delaware. This virus was previously discovered in Florida. On Friday, August 2, officials said they had detected the Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus, better known as EEE, in test chickens. (The most accessible way to detect the circulation of the virus ...

The first victim of a rare tick-borne virus died in New York

A rare virus spread by ticks causes death in New York. About this on Thursday, August 1, writes CNN, citing health officials in Ulster County. A resident of Gardiner, New York, was the first victim of the Powassan virus in the state this year. Department ...

Florida has discovered a deadly mosquito-borne virus

The Florida Department of Health announced the discovery of a dangerous virus of Eastern equine encephalitis, which causes cerebral edema and can lead to death in one in three cases. Officials noted that mosquitoes carry the virus. Last week, the state issued a warning that ...

A Maryland student died from a virus that killed 11 children at a medical center in New Jersey.

A freshman from the University of Maryland died of complications from adenovirus, the same disease that killed 11 children in a rehab in New Jersey. Olivia Paregol, 18, was in her first semester when she developed a cough, which later developed into pneumonia. ...

In Florida, the world's first recorded case of human infection with the dangerous Keystone virus

Scientists have confirmed that a 16-year-old boy from Florida was infected with the Keystone virus, which was previously observed only in animals, writes USA Today. Researchers at the University of Florida identified Keystone virus in a teenager after he went to the clinic in August 2016 ...

FBI asks Americans to restart routers in order to escape from the Russian virus

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has announced that Russian hackers have developed and launched malware onto the network that infects Internet routers. The program called VPNFilter is capable of intercepting network traffic, collecting personal data from the user and even destroying the device on which it has been installed ...

In New Jersey, an 4-year-old child died of the flu

In New Jersey, a 4-year-old girl died of the flu. This is the first officially reported death this season, NBC reported, citing officials. Her name and address were not disclosed. According to NJ.com, the girl lived in Central Jersey. It is reported that the girl ...

In the US, diagnosed with a new virus that is not less dangerous than the flu

The spreading virus is very similar in symptoms to the flu, but even worse. Sometimes even doctors cannot tell the flu from adenovirus, so they prescribe a treatment like for the flu, writes NBC News. The risks are so high that the US military vaccinates recruits right away ...

In the US, lifted the moratorium on the development of deadly viruses

On December 19, the United States officially lifted a 3-year moratorium on the development of deadly viruses. The National Institutes of Health will again receive funds to continue research aimed at creating substances that can quickly infect the human body and lead to death, according to The New York Times. A task…

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