The WHO R & D Blueprint: 2018 review of emerging infectious diseases requiring urgent research and development efforts.

This report describes the methods and results of the 2018 prioritization review. PMID: 30261226 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Antiviral Research - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Antiviral Res Source Type: research

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Publication date: July–August 2019Source: Biometric Technology Today, Volume 2019, Issue 7Author(s): Biometric tech specialists NEC and Simprints are jointly developing the world's first scalable child fingerprint ID system which they hope will boost immunisation levels among the 20 million children globally who still do not receive basic vaccines – leaving them exposed to some of the world's deadliest diseases.
Source: Biometric Technology Today - Category: Information Technology Source Type: research
This study addressed changes in Korea's IC policies and their impact on the IC advanced practice nursing education program.
Source: American Journal of Infection Control - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: research
Conclusion: A significant proportion of pregnant women have anti-HBs while the seroprevalence of HCV is low among pregnant women in the city of Mwanza. Routine screening of HBV among pregnant women coupled with appropriate management should be emphasized in developing countries. Further studies to determine seroprevalence of HCV are recommended across the country. PMID: 31316835 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of Pregnancy - Category: OBGYN Tags: J Pregnancy Source Type: research
as threat of virus' spread is 'very high'
Source: ABC News: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news
Abstract The chicken is an exemplar of efficient intensive animal agriculture and provides two valuable food products, chicken meat and eggs. Only aquaculture is better, by efficiency, but poultry is still top, by mass of animal protein produced as food in the global context. However this efficiency and intensive production comes with a number of challenges. Though the genetics of selective breeding have led to dramatic improvements in yield, efficiency and product quality, traits that relate to disease and welfare outcomes have not been so tractable. These two issues are major impacts to the industry in terms of ...
Source: Transgenic Research - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Transgenic Res Source Type: research
In this study, a neutralizing human antibody named 3L11 was rapidly isolated from the switched memory B cells of a patient infected with H7N9. The antibody 3L11 was encoded by the heavy-chain VH1-8 gene and the light-chain VL2-13 gene that had undergone somatic mutations, and conferred high affinity binding to H7N9 hemagglutinins (HAs). It promoted killing of infected cells by antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC). Epitope mapping by mass spectroscopy (MS) indicated that 3L11 bound to the peptide 149–175 of HAs that contained the 150-loop of the receptor-binding site (RBS). Additionally, the 3L11 escap...
Source: Antiviral Therapy - Category: Virology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 July 2019Source: Veterinary ParasitologyAuthor(s): Fernanda Fortes de Araújo, Juliano Bergamo Ronda, Eustáquio Resende Bittar, Guilherme Costa Venturini, Guilherme Caetano Garcia, Olindo Assis Martins-Filho, Márcio Sobreira Silva Araújo, Joely Ferreira Figueiredo BittarAbstractRhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus ticks cause major constraints to public and livestock health, and serious economic losses. It is well known that the immune response to infestations with cattle ticks is influenced by the host genetic background leading to distinct immunological prof...
Source: Veterinary Parasitology - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
(Natural News) Children today grow up in a much more toxic food and medicine “environment” than us adults did just 30 to 40 years ago. Back in the 1970s and 80s, children weren’t bombarded with dozens of vaccines during their first months of life, and conventional food wasn’t corrupt with bug-killing and weed-killing pesticides that...
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[UN News] Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday, reiterating an appeal for the international community to show support and solidarity for its people.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
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