Infections

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News • Vortex fluidic device

Next step in rapid diagnostics for infectious diseases

The speedy, high-tech method of inexpensive, accurate and high-throughput protein biomarker assay testing is being touted as a much-needed development in point-of-care (PoC) testing.

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News • Immunity?

A path to better rabies vaccine design

Scientists shared one of the first high-resolution looks at the rabies virus glycoprotein in its vulnerable 'trimeric' form, revealing potential vaccine targets.

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News • Unifying disease dynamics

Covid-19: New insights into recovery after severe disease

Recovery from severe Covid-19 is characterized by a reduction of certain white blood cells and changes in the molecular regulation of the immune system, an international research team found.

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News • Infectious disease screening

Bronchial organoids and drug discovery applications advance Covid-19 research

A research group from Kyoto developed two in vitro models to study SARS-CoV-2, and showed that they can be used for drug screening for infectious diseases including Covid-19.

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News • New treatment approach

'Self-destructing' parasite: The solution for drug-resistant malaria?

Over the last 50 years, malaria parasites have developed resistance to seven drugs, but a new way to identify future antimalarials holds promise.

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News • Surface treatment

Preventing deadly hospital infections without antibiotics

Hospital-acquired infections are dangerous for patients and costly for clinics. A novel surface treatment could help improve the safety of medical devices and ease the economic burden.

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