Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 in Mozambique

A new study co-led by ISGlobal, the Manhiça Health Research Centre (CISM) and the Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia (IBV), used cutting-edge sequencing technology and phylogenetic analysis to study the second and third ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A deep dive into the omicron variant's origin

First discovered a year ago in South Africa, the SARS-CoV-2 variant later dubbed "omicron" spread across the globe at incredible speed. It is still unclear exactly how, when and where this virus originated. Now, a study published ...

Genetics

Researchers discover serious gene defect in Inuit populations

A newly discovered gene defect among people of Inuit ancestry in Greenland, Canada and Alaska will possibly lead to screening of all newborn Inuits as they will otherwise be at risk of dying from child vaccines or simple ...

HIV & AIDS

Study shows how HIV copies itself in the body

HIV replication in the human body requires that specific viral RNAs be packaged into progeny virus particles. A new study has found how a small difference in the RNA sequence can allow the viral RNA to be packaged for replication, ...

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