Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2-like particles very sensitive to temperature

Winter is coming in the northern hemisphere and public health officials are asking how the seasonal shift will impact the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Copper destroys human norovirus—fast!

Metal alloys containing copper can destroy human norovirus, according to a paper published online ahead of print on May 15, in Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Medications

Oral hepatitis B vaccine could become a reality

In a new study, researchers report progress toward perfecting a radical new method of producing vaccines using genetically modified corn. The approach could lead to an oral hepatitis B vaccine that requires no refrigeration ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Next-gen polio vaccine tackles wild virus emergency

Vaccine technology being developed at The University of Queensland could hold the key to completely eradicating polio by removing live virus from the vaccine production process.