virus http://nhpr.org en First Cases Of Chikungunya Virus Reported In N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/first-cases-chikungunya-virus-reported-nh <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 http://nhpr.org First Cases Of Chikungunya Virus Reported In N.H. 6.21.14: The Germ Show http://nhpr.org/post/62114-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 http://nhpr.org 6.21.14: The Germ Show Clues to a U.S. Cyber-attack on Iran? http://nhpr.org/post/clues-us-cyber-attack-iran <p>New <a href="http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-19637182">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="http://arstechnica.com/security/2012/09/new-malware-linked-to-state-sponsored-flame/">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 http://nhpr.org Clues to a U.S. Cyber-attack on Iran?