Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy

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Experiments in rhesus macaques show that changing the mode of administration of an existing vaccine yields “amazing” results in the fight against tuberculosis...

Answering the top 5 questions about catnip

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The internet is rife with funny cat videos showing their reactions to a plant commonly known as “catnip.” What is catnip, does it...

Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson’s?

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A new study using a roundworm model of Parkinson’s disease found that a probiotic bacterium could prevent, and in some cases reverse, toxic...

Using copper to boost immunotherapy

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An interdisciplinary group of scientists has successfully destroyed tumor cells in mice by using nano-sized copper compounds alongside immunotherapy. Importantly, the tumors did...

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

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From 10 to 14 April 2020, three new...

Yellow fever – Republic of South Sudan

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On 3 March 2020, the Ministry of Health...

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

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From 22 to 28 January five new confirmed...

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

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No new cases have been reported in the...

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

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From 29 January to 4 February four new...