Israeli Flight Attendant In Coma After Contracting Measles: Report

The attendant aboard a New York to Tel Aviv flight has been in a "deep coma" with brain swelling, a health official said.
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Research in the last decade has uncovered many new paramyxoviruses, airborne agents that cause epidemic diseases in animals including humans. Most paramyxoviruses enter epithelial cells of the airway using sialic acid as a receptor and cause only mild disease. However, others cross the epithelial barrier and cause more severe disease. For some of these viruses, the host receptors have been identified, and the mechanisms of cell entry have been elucidated. The tetrameric attachment proteins of paramyxoviruses have vastly different binding affinities for their cognate receptors, which they contact through different binding s...
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Publication date: April 2020Source: Current Opinion in Virology, Volume 41Author(s): Peter J Hotez, Tasmiah Nuzhath, Brian Colwell
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Luke Gardner, 21, from Northamptonshire, is well aware of the toll the illness can take. He caught mumps as well as German measles while studying broadcast journalism.
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