Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Potential cholera vaccine target discovered

Findings from a team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), reported in the online journal mBio, may help scientists develop a more effective vaccine for cholera, a bacterial disease that causes severe ...

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Should you travel for the holidays?

Want to head home for the holidays? You may need to reconsider your travel plans because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New York rolls out curbs as virus grips US, Europe

Bars and restaurants in America's biggest city will close early from Friday as the coronavirus outbreak surges across the United States and Europe, where Greece is being forced into a nighttime curfew.

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Fears for Covid impact on measles after 2019 spike

The World Health Organization warned Thursday that COVID-19 restrictions had crippled measles vaccination efforts amid fears for the impact on cases and deaths following a spike last year.

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Rats also capable of transmitting hantavirus

Universitätsmedizin Berlin have confirmed Germany's first-ever case of animal-to-human transmission involving a specific species of virus known as the 'Seoul virus.' Working alongside colleagues from Friedrich-Loeffer-Institut ...

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Scientists identify protein that protects against Lyme

Yale researchers have discovered a protein that helps protect hosts from infection with the tick-borne spirochete that causes Lyme Disease, a finding that may help diagnose and treat this infection, they report Nov. 11 in ...

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