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Investigating a new method for pig vaccinations

Livestock vaccinations lead to healthy animals, healthy consumers, and a profitable industry.
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Can monkeypox be transmitted to dogs?

A dog has been infected with monkeypox for the first time and scientists are advising infected individuals to isolate themselves from pets.
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Seegene develops monkeypox PCR test

South Korea's leading molecular diagnostics (MDx) company Seegene Inc. has developed a PCR to detect positive cases of monkeypox virus within 90 minutes.
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Genomic characterisation for improved responses to dengue outbreaks in Tanzania

Gaspary Mwanyika from the SACIDS Foundation for One Health, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania details the importance of genomic characterisation in the control of dengue.
UVGI

UVGI Solutions for effective infection control

Ultra Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) refers to the use of UV radiation for the effective control of infections.
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Can monkeypox cause keloid scars?

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease from Africa that causes a rash similar to chicken pox and may result in keloid scars.
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Inflammation from COVID-19 can cause multi-organ damage

Severe cases of inflammation from COVID-19 can occur in some people – leading to cases of acute respiratory distress and multi-organ damage.

Understanding Flaviviruses: Deciphering insect-borne virus strategies

Understanding the infection strategy of mosquito-borne viruses known as flaviviruses is key in the future development of treatments and possible vaccines
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Scientists develop Omicron variant vaccine against COVID

MedUni Vienna delivers promising data to the Omicron variant vaccine which could protect people against all known variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Which is the better protection against COVID-19? Immunity or vaccination?

Researchers find the best protection against COVID-19 is vaccinations rather than natural immunity, when analysing how infection with SARS-CoV-2 affects the immune system.
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TheraVision: An oncolytic virus platform technology for a personalised virus-immunotherapy

Prof Dr Susanne M Bailer, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, explains the possibilities of an oncolytic virus platform technology.
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Honeybee viral strains & transmission between honeybee colonies

Ivan Toplak, Professor from the University of Ljubljana, Veterinary Faculty, reveals what we know about honeybee viral strains and transmission between honeybee colonies.
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Higher infection rates amongst politically authoritarian countries

The politics of COVID-19 is intertwined with infection rates, where researchers highlight the linear transmission rate in more authoritarian areas.
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How do temperature variations affect infectious diseases?

Climate change is set to rise temperatures globally through greenhouse gas emissions, amidst this change, rates of infectious diseases are to become increasingly difficult to predict.
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Just 5% of COVID expenditure could prevent the next pandemic

Reducing the risk of future pandemics takes investment, biodiversity action, and fostering better human-wildlife relationships to prevent the spread of zoonotic viruses.
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90% of healthcare workers changed their minds on COVID vaccines

Despite healthcare workers experiencing the negative effects of the COVID-19 virus, many did not intend on being vaccinated – new research highlights that their outlooks have changed.
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Simulation model for schools to reopen safely during COVID-19

Researchers developed a simulation model for schools during the pandemic, identifying what schools need to do to minimise COVID cases.
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Scientists discover how Zika Virus evades cellular antiviral response

The human immune system is an intricate web designed to stop invading pathogens - but with over 200 virus species capable of infecting humans, some have a way to break through.
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How can hemp compounds block the COVID-19 virus infection?

Research demonstrates the ability to prevent COVID-19 from entering human cells through cannabinoid acids binding to a SARS-CoV-2 protein, blocking infection from the virus.
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Getting personal in brain tumour therapy: Matching therapies to patients

Sean E. Lawler PhD from Brown University Cancer Center, an experienced scientist in the brain tumour field

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