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#VIRUSES

# viruses - Monday 8 February, 2016

Take a trip and see how creative computer viruses were back in the day
# A Simpler Time
# A Simpler Time

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

Feb 8th 2016, 5:09 PM 13,186 Views 8 Comments

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
# H7N9
# H7N9

Fifth bird flu case reported in Hong Kong

Feb 12th 2014, 3:45 PM 6,655 Views 11 Comments

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
# Clogged Up
# Clogged Up

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

Aug 17th 2013, 5:30 PM 45,081 Views 90 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Taking antibiotics for colds and flu is pointless - pharmacists

Nov 21st 2012, 2:29 PM 6,568 Views 39 Comments

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
# Virus
# Virus

Mac users urged to download software update after virus scare

Apr 7th 2012, 1:06 PM 6,830 Views 22 Comments

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
# Cancer
# Cancer

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

Oct 5th 2011, 3:21 PM 1,517 Views 10 Comments

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
# INFECTIONS
# INFECTIONS

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

Aug 11th 2011, 2:07 PM 1,397 Views 11 Comments

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