Tag Archives: Virus

Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question… Read More »

USCIS Response to the 2019 Coronavirus

This is Teacher Jennifer from US Citizenship Podcast with an important announcement from USCIS. This news alert is dated February 5th 2020. It’s entitled “USCIS Response to the 2019 Coronavirus” It reads as follows: USCIS is actively monitoring the effects of the public health emergency related to the 2019 Coronavirus outbreak on (USCIS) agency operations.… Read More »

Why Coronavirus Estimates Are Higher Than China’s Official Tally | WSJ

– [Narrator] This massive metropolis in the center of China is at the heart of a virus outbreak that has gone global. The first death from the new coronavirus outside of China. – The cruise ship, the Diamond Princess remains quarantined in Yokohama. – [Reporter] More than 71,000 people have been infected around the world.… Read More »

How Close Are We to Curing HIV/AIDS?

[TRACE]In the 90s, we heard about the AIDS epidemic on every local newscast. We were irrationally afraid of toilet seats, pay phones, even kissing people; sex became scary. And while we don’t see those Public Service Announcements anymore… AIDS hasn’t gone away. It’s still a global epidemic. To date, over 39 Million people have died… Read More »

Google Chrome & Security: Sandboxing

Building the most secure browser that we can is a top priority for the Google Chrome team. A secure browser helps guard against threats such as phishing and malware, which could steal your passwords – or worse. Sandboxing is a feature that we’ve built into Google Chrome to enhance the browser’s security. Here’s how sandboxing… Read More »

Immune System: Innate and Adaptive Immunity Explained

Our body has a powerful army that protects it from various types of threats. These threats can come in the form of mechanical injuries, the entry of germs, or the entry of other foreign particles like dust. This personal army is called the immune system. Every day, we encounter a huge number of bacteria, viruses… Read More »