Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Team finds new safe method that enhances dengue vaccination

Researchers from the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, have found a practical way to induce a strong and broad immunity to the dengue virus based on proof-of-concept ...

Medical research

Researchers speed up gold-standard COVID-19 diagnostic test

Clinician-scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore's (NTU Singapore) Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) have demonstrated a way to improve the speed, handling time and cost of COVID-19 laboratory ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Understanding the initial immune response after dengue virus infection

A study led by scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research sheds new light on the body's initial response to dengue virus (DENV) infection, describing the molecular diversity and specificity of the antibody response. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Video: Can coronavirus be transmitted by mosquitoes?

Can coronavirus be transmitted by mosquitoes? Mosquitoes are a vector for some of the world's deadliest diseases, like malaria, West Nile virus, and dengue fever, so it's natural to worry if they can also spread COVID-19.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK lockdown: Four experts explain how to end it

Italy, Spain and Austria are taking the first tentative steps out of lockdown, with Germany soon to follow. In Italy, forestry workers and IT manufacturers are back at work, while Austria is re-opening parks and small shops. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study finds immune cells can defend against multiple viruses

An underlying virus does not stop the body's immune system from launching a strong defense against a second, newly introduced virus, according to a Yale-led study that appears in the March 9 online edition of the journal ...

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