How to prevent HIV and AIDS from spreading from your home to others

With more than 300 million people living with HIV and a staggering 1.6 billion infections globally, this viral pandemic has left many Americans reeling.Here are the five steps to protect yourself and your family from a devastating outbreak.1.Avoiding needle sharing: While there is no single cure for HIV, people who have HIV and who share needles are much less likely […]

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What do you need to know about Microbes? download

Engadgets’ Infectious Microbes series highlights the best in new technology and how it can help us tackle a host of infectious and parasitic diseases.You’ll also find videos, videos and slides from our experts explaining their findings and how they can be used in healthcare settings.The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has also launched a series of microbe-themed courses, which […]

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How to stop microorganisms from infecting your pets

A recent outbreak of human infections among dogs and cats prompted the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue an advisory on what it calls “microorganism-borne disease outbreaks.”In a report released Tuesday, the CDC said “the risk of human infection from these microorganisms has increased dramatically in recent years” and the number of pet owners with infections has […]

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