Lyme disease may be three times more common in UK than previously thought

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Senior administration officials involved in Operation Warp Speed said Monday treatments could be shown effective before a vaccine.
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Publication date: Available online 13 July 2020Source: Ticks and Tick-borne DiseasesAuthor(s): L.M. Weinmayr, D. Kanz, M. Eckenweiler, T. Bormann, D. Huzly, J. Bardutzky, A. Harloff
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AbstractIn silico analysis is the most important approach to understand protein structure and functions, and the most important problem for designing and producing a fusion construct is producing large amounts of functional protein.Clostridium perfringens type A andClostridium septicum produce alpha (plc) and alpha toxins respectively.C. perfringens can cause gas gangrene and gastrointestinal diseases.C. septicum can cause traumatic and non-traumatic gas gangrene. The aim of current research was in silico analysis of a chimeric fusion protein againstC. perfringens type A andC. septicum alpha toxins. Firstly, the chimeric f...
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ET has gathered that China is taking advantage of Covid to exploit developing and least developed countries across sectors from pharma to trade. Last month there were reports that China may run the second phase trial of the coronavirus vaccine in Bangladesh.
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Covaxin has been in news since ICMR director-general Balram Bhargava shot off a letter on July 2 to 12 hospitals and research centres, asking them to enrol subjects for human trials of Covaxin, so that the vaccine is ready for public use by August 15.
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As Foster City-based Gilead Sciences moves forward with remdesivir and other Bay Area companies pursue new or repurposed drugs and vaccines against Covid-19 and the coronavirus that causes the disease, NIAID chief Dr. Tony Fauci talked in a webinar with Dr. Lloyd Minor, Stanford University's medical school dean.
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Some evidence suggests the triple MMR jab, given to millions of British children since its introduction in the UK in 1988, could be a powerful weapon in the battle against coronavirus.
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It is well known that visceral fat tissue is an important source of the chronic inflammation that drives the onset and progress of all of the common age-related diseases. This is normally discussed in the context of excess visceral fat, given the high prevalence of overweight individuals in our modern society of cheap calories and too little exercise. Visceral fat encourages the creation of senescent cells and their inflammatory secretions, but also rouses the immune system to inflammation via a range of other mechanisms. Overweight individuals have a shorter, less healthy life with higher lifetime medical expenses as a re...
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NEW YORK&MAINZ, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE) July 13, 2020 -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX,“BioNTech”) today announced that two of the companies’ four investigational vaccine candidates from their BNT162...
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13 Jul 2020 -- The first human trials using the University of Queensland’s (UQ) COVID-19 vaccine have today commenced in Australia, with healthy volunteers being administered the first dose.   The clinical batch of vaccine for use...
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