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COVID-19 could outwit science unless knowledge stays current

The virus that causes COVID-19 has many variants, and if scientists don't stay on top of how it is changing in different parts of the world, testing for it may produce false negative results.

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Testing tuberculosis vaccine combinations for COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Sydney and Centenary Institute are repurposing an existing tuberculosis vaccine to see if it can be used in a new way against COVID-19 to develop a novel vaccine.

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Breakthrough in Zika virus vaccine

Researchers from the University of Adelaide have made significant advances in developing a novel vaccine against Zika virus, which could potentially lead to global elimination of the disease.

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UN: 'Substantial risks' remain in Congo's Ebola outbreak

The World Health Organization says "substantial risks" remain in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in northeastern Congo, noting that while control measures appear to be working, health officials are still unable to track exactly ...

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Bacteria block transmission of Zika and Dengue viruses

Scientists at the University of Glasgow's MRC Centre for Virus Researchopens (CVR) have found a bacterial strain which blocks dengue and Zika virus transmission from mosquitoes.

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Domestic travel key to distribution of flu across Australia

New scientific research on the spread of flu across Australia has revealed that all major cities appear to experience outbreaks of flu around the same time each year, published today in PLOS Pathogens.

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