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Our friends oncolytic – using viruses to cure cancer

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brown University Cancer Center, walks us through our friends oncolytic, or in other words, using viruses to cure cancer.
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Tailoring the immune system to viral threats

How viral vaccines work and why they are effective in curbing human viral disease - Pamela J. Lein and colleagues discuss in detail.
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Tailoring the Immune System

Here, Professor Pamela Lein at University of California, Davis, explains how viral vaccines work - especially when it comes to human viral disease.
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UK approves Moderna COVID vaccine for use

The approval of the Moderna COVID vaccine in the UK comes 2 days after European medical regulators, but not a moment too soon - the death toll continues to climb, standing at 78,508 currently.
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Technology can track crop diseases impacting food security in Africa

New research shows how food security in Africa could be protected by an algorithm that can track diseases in banana crops.
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Russia approves COVID-19 vaccine before completing trials

Russia is the first country to announce the approval of a COVID-19 vaccine, without completing clinical trials.
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Covid-19: Could a vaccine be available by September?

Scientists from the University of Oxford, joint with AstraZeneca, are hopeful that their vaccine, to protect against Covid-19, could be available as early as September.
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COVID-19 test can give wrong result when taken too early

Johns Hopkins researchers found taking the COVID-19 test too early can give the wrong result, making you falsely COVID-free.
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New research says remdesivir could be used to treat COVID-19

There is more positive news regarding remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against COVID-19.
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Attracting major investors: GreenLight on the international stage

In the last six months GreenLight Medicines has successfully out-licenced leads from its research, branching out internationally and attracting major investors.
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Bioquell’s rapid bio-decontamination service (RBDS) is effective against COVID-19

Director of Product Management at Bioquell, Guy Turner, explains how RBDS uses Bioquell’s 35% hydrogen peroxide vapour solution to eliminate pathogens, thus providing a 6-log sporicidal kill and eliminating all traces of COVID-19.
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Expert comment: Now is the time to prepare for the next pandemic

Professor Martin Michaelis and Dr Mark Wass, University of Kent, School of Biosiences, say it is crucial to overcome COVID-19 and to prepare for the next pandemic.
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3% of NHS hospital staff could have COVID-19 without knowing

Cambridge researchers carried out tests that show atleast 3% of NHS hospital staff could be carrying SARS-CoV-2 without being aware of it.
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Are we facing an ‘AI Winter’ or is our relationship with AI evolving?

Peter van der Putten, assistant professor in AI, Leiden University, Director of decisioning at Pegasystems, explores the 'AI Winter' and our relationship with AI.
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Existing drugs should be used to treat COVID-19 instead of vaccine

Researchers say we should repurpose existing drugs, which would be faster than waiting for a "magic bullet" vaccine to treat COVID-19.
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The science behind the Hong Kong COVID-19 strategy

Currently, the country has only experienced four deaths: What is the Hong Kong COVID-19 strategy and why is it working so well?
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JCB launch new lacquer safety coating to protect against coronavirus

JCB has launched a new lacquer safety coating product which is designed to reduce the transmission of diseases such as coronavirus .
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Learning from COVID-19: Can we prepare for future epidemics?

Margaret Heffernan, Author of Uncharted, shares her thoughts about how AI, big data and forecasting might not be the solution to the coronavirus, and how society should really be preparing itself for more inevitable epidemics.
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COVID-19 research: Scientists prove that China did not create coronavirus

Conspiracy theorists can now take COVID-19 research off their radar: Scripps Research analysed the virus and found that it was not created by China.
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Cybercriminals take advantage of coronavirus news

Avishay Zawaoznik, Security Research Manager at Imperva, describes the types of spam campaigns designed to spread fake news and the dangers they pose on our understanding of coronavirus.

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