Viruses have a way of taking over the headlines from time to time–in 2009 it was H1N1 influenza. A couple of years ago, Ebola dominated the airwaves and today, it is difficult to turn on the news...

Zika virus. A topic that has dominated the news coverage, a topic in which the research is coming out at a rapid pace. On the Sunday, Mar. 13 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio show, Columbia...

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From a single drop of blood, researchers can now simultaneously test for more than 1,000 different strains of viruses that currently or have previously infected a person. Using a new method known as VirScan,...

By Vincent Racaniello, PhD An otherwise balanced review of selected aspects of Ebolavirus transmission falls apart when the authors hypothesize that ‘Ebola viruses have the potential to be respiratory...

In a paper published ahead of print in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers from the University of Leeds and the University of York have discovered a unique code in single stranded...

November 23, 2013: What’s new on Virology Blog? LISTEN to the podcast here Today’s Guest: Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University to discuss...