Tag: virus
12 months ago
inews.co.uk

For scientists at the UK's secret vaccine lab, Covid was only the beginning

Having learned the lessons of the years running up to the outbreak of Covid, the UKHSA is planning for a conflict who...

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over 1 year ago
irishcentral.com

My New Year's Wish: please mask up in public

We don't mean to, but by refusing to protect ourselves we are giving all of these respiratory viruses a laboratory to...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

First monkeypox human drug trial launched by scientists behind Covid treatment breakthrough

Patients have started being recruited for the Platinum trial with researchers hoping 500 people will take part and th...

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almost 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Mysterious hepatitis outbreak in children is not linked to Covid, UK scientists discover

The rise has now been connected to the common adeno-associated virus 2, or AAV2

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about 2 years ago
nypost.com

New York City is nation’s monkeypox hotspot after uptick in cases

Health officials have reported at least 605 cases of the illness across the US, which makes NYC’s tally nearly 20% of...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Where the polio outbreak is, how the virus has spread and other unanswered questions

Health experts believe a combination of factors, including the type of vaccine used in other countries and a fall in ...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Don't let polio the spectre of polio come back to bite us

Polio vaccines are even more effective than Covid jabs and offer up to 99 per cent protection against paralysis and o...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Tens of thousands of gay and bisexual men most at risk of monkeypox to be offered vaccine

Eligibility for Imvanex jab - also used for smallpox - will be extended as health chiefs try to limit outbreak that h...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Monkeypox virus could have mutated to become more transmissible between humans

Scientists are investigating whether the cluster of cases in the UK, Europe and other regions where monkeypox is not ...

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about 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

The outbreak of hepatitis in children is unusual and concerning - but case numbers are very low

With several countries worldwide now reporting cases, scientists from the UK, US and World Health Organisation are wo...

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over 2 years ago
inews.co.uk

Mystery acute hepatitis outbreak in children sees cases in US, UK and Europe

Public health officials and scientists are investigating possible causes for the unusual outbreak - but a link to Cov...

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over 2 years ago
express.co.uk

UK Lassa fever warning after newborn baby dies of Ebola-like virus carried by rats

A WARNING has been sent by experts after a newborn baby died of Lassa fever in the UK - a virus found in the UK for t...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

New Covid variant could be to blame for positive lateral flow tests followed by negative PCR

Scientists are investigating a new strain as one theory behind the anomalies, which have occurred in the South West o...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Machine learning can predict which animal viruses such as Covid-19 risk infecting humans

The new method, developed by University of Glasgow researchers, can also rank the virus as low, medium, high, or very...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Blood test that can quickly diagnose virus could be available by spring

Researchers expect to begin testing a compact device at GPs and hospitals early next year and plan to role it out muc...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Hospitals warn parents amid RSV virus surge in children under five

Doctors highlight symptoms such as high temperature, dry and persistent cough, difficulty feeding, and rapid or noisy...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Health chiefs alert parents amid rise in children suffering serious respiratory virus RSV

Cases of RSV have gone up for the eighth successive week, with 600 people admitted to hospital in the past three week...

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almost 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Parents warned over 'out of season' rise in serious respiratory virus

A health minister has made a direct appeal to parents after his own baby was previously hospitalised with the virus

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over 3 years ago
cnet.com

WHO investigation into COVID-19 says lab origin 'extremely unlikely'

Widespread testing of wild animals for coronavirus fails to turn up an intermediate species, as the hunt for COVID-19...

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over 3 years ago
inews.co.uk

Hopes for new Covid-19 treatment after promising antiviral drug development

New studies finds plitdepsin to be much more effective that remdesivir, which is being used on NHS

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over 3 years ago
businessinsider.com

Doctors protested Stanford hospital's vaccine rollout after the algorithm it used left out frontl...

Demonstrators said Stanford Medical Center neglected frontline workers in favor of high-ranking officials and employe...

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over 5 years ago
abcnews.go.com

2nd ever HIV patient in remission after stem cell transplant: Doctors

A British man who previously tested positive for HIV has shown no trace of the virus that causes AIDs since receiving...

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over 6 years ago
abcnews.go.com

Teacher on life support as worst flu outbreak in years engulfs US

A Texas teacher is reportedly on life support after contracting both strains of influenza, as the worst flu season in...

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over 6 years ago
abcnews.go.com

Teacher on life support as worst flu outbreak in years engulfs US

A Texas teacher is reportedly on life support after contracting both strains of influenza, as the worst flu season in...

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