Dormant viruses activate during spaceflight

Washington DC (SPX) Mar 19, 2019 Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in Frontiers in Microbiology. While only a small proportion develop symptoms, virus reactivation rates increase with spaceflight duration and could present a significant health risk on missions to Mars and beyond. NASA's rapid viral detecti

Dormant viruses activate during spaceflight

Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in Frontiers in Microbiology. While only ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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Most of us have viruses sleeping inside us, and spaceflight wakes them up

Space One more thing to worry about in space. Herpes viruses like chicken pox linger long after symptoms cease, and spaceflight might bring them back to life.

Fri 22 Mar 19 from Popular Science

Spaceflight Triggers Herpes Viruses to 'Reawaken'

Being in outer space can have some odd effects on the body, including triggering dormant herpes viruses to reawaken, according to a recent review study.

Wed 20 Mar 19 from SPACE.com

Spaceflight Triggers Herpes Viruses to 'Reawaken', Mon 18 Mar 19 from Livescience

NASA study finds herpes viruses reactivate in astronauts, what causes flare-ups in space

Four human herpes viruses have been found to reactivate in astronauts on Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to new research by NASA.

Mon 18 Mar 19 from FOXNews

Spaceflight is activating herpes in astronauts

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The reason may be the same for ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from CNN

Dormant viruses reactivate during spaceflight

Washington DC (SPX) Mar 19, 2019 Herpes viruses reactivate in more than half of crew aboard Space Shuttle and International Space Station missions, according to NASA research published in ...

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