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Innovation, Research

New tool monitors real time mutations in flu

February 6, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The gold nanoparticle-based probe measures viral RNA in live influenza A cells, according to a study in The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. It is the first time in virology that experts have used imaging tools with gold nanoparticles to […]


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Mystery virus infecting dozens in central China prompts fears of new epidemic

January 6, 2020

Via: The Medical News

China announced on Sunday that an unknown form of viral pneumonia has broken out in the central city of Wuhan and has so far infected almost 60 people. The outbreak, which has prompted authorities to quarantine affected individuals, has led […]


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Investigational drugs reduce risk of death from Ebola virus disease

December 2, 2019

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The results appear online this week in The New England Journal of Medicine. An announcement made on August 12, 2019, noted that the study leaders halted the trial early, on August 9, 2019, as recommended by an independent data and […]


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Preventative HIV vaccines induce robust, comparable immune responses in humans and monkeys

July 9, 2018

Via: The Medical News

More than three decades after the identification of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), scientists are still working to develop a preventative vaccine that could finally put an end to the epidemic for which there are nearly two million new infections […]


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4-in-1 influenza vaccine appears to provide broad protection against flu

November 3, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A vaccine combining centralized ancestral genes from four major influenza strains appears to provide broad protection against the dangerous ailment, according to new research by a team from the Nebraska Center for Virology. Mice protected by the unconventional vaccine survived […]