2018 international meeting of the Global Virus Network

This report highlights the recent accomplishments of GVN researchers in several important areas of medical virology, including strategies for the eradication of smallpox, measles, polio, SARS and vector-borne or zoonotic infections, emergence and intervention strategies for retroviruses and arboviruses, preparedness for outbreaks of Filo- and other hemophilic viruses, pathogenesis, impact and prevention of respiratory viruses, as well as, viruses affecting the central and peripheral nervous system. Also threats in crisis settings like refugee camps were presented.
Source: Antiviral Therapy - Category: Virology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Journal of the American College of RadiologyAuthor(s): Soheil Kooraki, Melina Hosseiny, Lee Myers, Ali Gholamrezanezhad
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Authors: Babiker A, Gaifer Z Abstract Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a zoonotic infection caused by the tapeworm of the genus Echinococcus, a cestode endemic in many parts of the world. CE can affect any organ, with the lung being the second most commonly affected organ after the liver. For the management of pulmonary CE, guidelines recommend surgical resection of cysts with adjuvant anti-helminthic therapy. In cases where surgery is not possible, medical therapy alone can be used. However, to date, there is a paucity of data to advocate for one modality over the other. Here, we report two cases of pulmonary CE caus...
Source: Oman Medical Journal - Category: Middle East Health Tags: Oman Med J Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: European Journal of Obstetrics &Gynecology and Reproductive BiologyAuthor(s): Estelle Heggarty, Jeanne Sibiude, Laurent Mandelbrot, Christelle Vauloup-Fellous, Olivier Picone
Source: European Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
CDC officials have warned that the novel coronavirus is likely to spread in communities in the United States. Here are 10 questions answered about how to prepare and protect yourself and your family.
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President appeals for calm and puts Pence in charge of America's response as the WHO chief worries about mushrooming outbreaks in South Korea, Italy and Iran.
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The pathogen has now invaded 47 countries, with California and Germany recording the first cases with no obvious source of transmission.
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Elizabeth Warren called for redirecting funds from President Trump ’s border wall to fight possible outbreaks, and many candidates voiced skepticism of the administration’s leadership.
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Birmingham-based Southern Research has entered into a strategic collaboration with New York-based clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company Tonix Pharmaceuticals to support the development of a vaccine against the new coronavirus disease, COVID-19.   The vaccine is based on Tonix’s proprietary horsepox vaccine platform, TNX-801. The vaccine has been developed as a potential smallpox preventing vaccine for the U.S. strategic national stockpile and as a vaccine against monkeypox. According to Southern…
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 Italy is changing how it reports coronavirus cases and who will get tested in ways that could lower the country's caseload even as an outbreak centered in northern Italy spreads in Europe
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Insurers and travel companies have been asking patients to obtain letters from their GP to cancel holidays amid the coronavirus outbreak, in a move condemned by the RCGP.
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