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Yes, bird flu could potentially infect dogs or cats, but experts say the risk is extremely low

Experts confirm H5N1 infection in dogs and cats is extremely rare and has not been reported in the United States. ATLANTA — Bird flu cases are surging in the U.S., spreading to more than 30 states, and one 11Alive viewer wanted to know whether she should be worried when it comes to her pets at […]

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Covid outbreaks in New York and DC infect senior officials as omicron BA.2 variant sweeps the U.S.

A man is given a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) test at pop-up testing site in New York, April 11, 2022. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Covid infections are rising again in the U.S. with outbreaks in New York City and Washington, D.C. resulting in senior government officials coming down with the virus as the more contagious omicron […]

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Technology

Broadband warning: Russian virus wants to infect your home Wi-Fi network

A dangerous new strain of malware is targeting Wi-Fi routers, experts have warned. As soon as your Wi-Fi router is infected, hackers unlock unrestricted internet access to download and deploy more malware across your home network – targeting specific devices or spying on your internet activity. Researchers for security firm Trend Micro highlighted a new […]

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Health

Coronavirus can infect testicles finds new study – possible symptom in men to look for

The coronavirus pandemic has ravaged the world for well over a year now, yet new insights continue to emerge about the virus. A new study published in the journal Microorganisms has found SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – can infect the testes of infected hamsters. The finding is instructive because it may help […]