“We wanted to answer the question ‘How does HIV bounce back when treatment is stopped?'" said Dr. Florian Hladik.
Researchers find HSV-1 and HSV-2 forming recombinants in present-day humans.
Lance Stewart, a virologist at the UW Medicine Institute for Protein Design in Seattle, confirmed research findings that people can be infected with a rhinovirus and a second virus.
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
The strategy introduces stable components of flu virus to the body to spur universal, and long-lasting DNA-enhanced protection.
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage.
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat.
Up to half of those screened for genital herpes may be incorrectly told they are infected
Research has identified a new way that viruses keep infected cells alive – so the viruses can use the cells to reproduce. The finding suggests it may be possible to target this process to treat viral infections.