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Researchers develop antibiotic alternative to treat infections
November 10, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University researchers for the first time have discovered how electrical stimulation works for the treatment of bacterial infections, paving the way for a viable alternative to medicinal antibiotics.

Burglary-ring-like mechanism found in lethal Nipah virus
December 12, 2013

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

HectorAguilar-Carreno-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of scientists from Washington State University has discovered how one of the planet’s most deadly known viruses employs burglary-ring-like teamwork to infiltrate the human cell.

Number of cases doubles; state supplies arriving
May 4, 2009



Swine flu (H1N1) cases have doubled in the United States since May 1, from 141 confirmed cases to 286, with one death. Although there are 35 suspected cases of swine flu in Washington state, there are still none that have been “laboratory confirmed.” 


One case was confirmed today in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.


During the past several days, truckloads of medication (Relenza® and Tamiflu®) and other medical supplies ( masks, gowns, and other medical supplies) have arrived in numerous locations throughout Washington state, according to the Washington state
Department of Health

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