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#VIRUSES

# viruses - Monday 8 February, 2016

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day

When malware was just designed not to take your data, but simply crash your computer.

# viruses - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong

A 65-year-old man was hospitalised after developing a fever and a cough.

# viruses - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Has your computer slowed down over time? Here's why, and how to fix it

All computers will slow down over time, due to more programs being installed or the system simply becoming clogged up. However, there are ways to make it and nice speedy again.

# viruses - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists

Pharmacists have warned that overuse of antibiotics is a major public health threat – and that we could eventually run out of effective antibiotics.

# viruses - Saturday 7 April, 2012

Mac users urged to download software update after virus scare

Around 550,000 machines worldwide are thought to have fallen victim to the ‘Flashback’ trojan, an unusual scare for Mac users.

# viruses - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Increase in throat cancer caused by virus that can spread from oral sex

A study has found that the number of cases of throat cancer caused by the human papillomavirus have risen.

# viruses - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.