virus en First Cases Of Chikungunya Virus Reported In N.H. <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials are confirming the first two local cases of&nbsp;</span>chikungunya<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, a painful but rarely fatal virus characterized by fever, headache, joint swelling and a rash.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Department of Health and Human Services says two people from New Hampshire who recently traveled to the Caribbean became infected.</span></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:31:33 +0000 Todd Bookman 51543 at First Cases Of Chikungunya Virus Reported In N.H. 6.21.14: The Germ Show <p>Today on <em>Word of Mouth </em>we're exploring the macro influences of the micro world. First, a conversation with John Timmer about the recently discovered <em>pithovirus </em><em>which</em> has been sealed in the Siberian permafrost for more than 30 thousand years. Then, a look at a new approach to cleanliness: bacteria-rich body sprays. Plus, Jason DaSilva talks to us about his most recent film about his journey with multiple sclerosis.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:07:53 +0000 Word of Mouth 50576 at 6.21.14: The Germ Show Clues to a U.S. Cyber-attack on Iran? <p>New <a href="">forensic evidence </a>may confirm what many suspected behind-the-scenes: that the US&nbsp;and Israel conspired earlier this year to target Iran with the espionage malware “Flame”. <strong>Dan Goodin</strong> is Security Editor at <a href="">Ars Technica&nbsp;</a>and he's&nbsp;closely followed the unfolding story.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:46:38 +0000 Virginia Prescott 13579 at Clues to a U.S. Cyber-attack on Iran?