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Mouse Model Could Shed New Light on Immune System Response to Zika Virus

Published: 23Feb2017

A new mouse model with a working immune system could be used in laboratory research to improve understanding of Zika virus infection and aid development of new treatments, according to a study...

Experts: Viruses in Rio 2016

Published: 2Aug2016

“Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month...

Brazil 2016: Politics, Olympics Games, and Zika

Published: 1Aug2016

Philip Oxhorn, Political Science, Founding Director of the Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University...

Phishing email: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca"

Published: 25Jul2016

There is a fraudulent email circulating with the subject: "Campus Police Bomb Alert for all Mcgill.Ca". It contains links to a malicious site that looks identical to the Outlook Web App login page....

Zika Virus

Published: 27Jan2016

"A new virus invading parts of Central and South America and now the Caribbean is causing concern among people living in and travelling to infected countries. Transmitted by the aggressive Aedes...

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus is back again - don't open attachments

Published: 14Oct2014

There is currently a virus infecting computers via email attachments.  In the latest fraud reported at McGill, the subject of the email is You have received a voice mail, and the attachment...

Warning: Phishing email with password protected zip file circulating

Published: 12Nov2013

An email is currently circulating with a password-protected .ZIP file as an attachment. A sample of this email is shown below....

Warning: CryptoLocker Virus infecting computers

Published: 10Oct2013

Update - Friday, Oct 11, 2013:To prevent the spread of CryptoLocker virus and other malware, McGill IT is quarantining all .ZIP attachments that contain .EXE files. See related announcement....

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