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CDC warns of second wave of flu virus… Largest increase in TB cases in NYC in quarter century

CDC warns of second wave of flu virus…   Largest increase in TB cases in NYC in quarter century

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Source: CDC warns of second wave of flu virus…   Largest increase in TB cases in NYC in quarter century

Biowarfare Researcher Cracks Joke About Genetically Engineered Virus Killing 25% of Population

Biowarfare Researcher Cracks Joke About Genetically Engineered Virus Killing 25% of Population

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Olympics Norovirus Cover Up? VIRUS Linked To Contaminated Water Blamed On BACTERIA

Olympics Norovirus Cover Up? VIRUS Linked To Contaminated Water Blamed On BACTERIA

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The 194 staff members and volunteers sickened by the norovirus at the Winter Olympics in South Korea now know what caused their violent infection. Contaminated water used in food preparation is said to be the blame for horrible vomiting spells many have experienced.

According to the KCDC (Korea Centers for Disease Control), the norovirus has been found in 94 people linked to the Horeb Odaesan Youth Training Center, including those who ate food from the center but don’t live there, The Los Angeles Times reported.  Analysis of the center’s water discovered fecal coliform bacteria.  That seems infinitely strange, considering the norovirus is a virus, not a (more…)

Medical experts warn of new virus mimicking the flu

Medical experts warn of new virus mimicking the flu

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Bride-To-Be Dies of the Flu as the Virus Continues to Spread Across the U.S.

Bride-To-Be Dies of the Flu as the Virus Continues to Spread Across the U.S.

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Amidst the worst flu season since 2015, the virus has now claimed the life of an Alabama bride-to-be just one week after she was diagnosed.
 
Katherine Acton, 47, of Shelby County, died of the flu Wednesday.

Source: Bride-To-Be Dies of the Flu as the Virus Continues to Spread Across the U.S.

Tamiflu leaves six-year-old Texas girl with ‘hallucinations and possible self-harm’ as deadly virus spreads to 46 states

Tamiflu leaves six-year-old Texas girl with ‘hallucinations and possible self-harm’ as deadly virus spreads to 46 states

A family from Allen, Texas gave Tamiflu to treat their six-year-old daughter

Shortly after administering the treatment, they said that their daughter began exhibiting alarming side effects

They reported her experiencing hallucinations and and an attempt, they believe, to hurt herself

New CDC data shows that this year has been especially deadly, with 20 children and more than 85 adults succumbing to the flu already this season

By DANIEL ROTH and MIA DE GRAAF
DAILYMAIL.COM

14 January 2018

A family in North Texas said a popular flu vaccination left their six-year-old daughter with bizarre and possibly life-threatening side effects.

The family, who asked not to be named (more…)

Facebook WARNING: New virus could takeover over your computer to mine Bitcoin

Facebook WARNING: New virus could takeover over your computer to mine Bitcoin

A NEW virus that infects the victims’ machine and uses it to mine cryptocurrency is spreading across Facebook Messenger, security researchers have cautioned.

By AARON BROWN
Express.co.uk

Sat, Dec 30, 2017

Facebook users’ machines could be taken over and used to mine cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin and Litcoin, security experts have warned.

The new malware – dubbed Digmine – affects desktop versions of Facebook Messenger when running inside the Google Chrome web browser, Trend Micro researchers have claimed.

Digmine works by hijacking the processing power in a desktop computer and using it to generate coins and confirm digital transactions.

This process is known as mining.

According to a blog post (more…)

International team takes down virus-spewing Andromeda botnet

International team takes down virus-spewing Andromeda botnet

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Police and private companies have taken down a massive botnet used to move malware onto compromised PCs.

 

The Andromeda botnet, also known as Gamarue, is thought to have spanned over two million PCs and distributed over 80 types of malware onto infected PCs. It was shut down on November 29 in a combined operation by Europol, the FBI, security vendor ESET and Microsoft.

 

A suspect thought to be associated with the botnet was arrested in Belarus.

Source: International team takes down virus-spewing Andromeda botnet