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african bat

Study Reveals Interplay of an African Bat, a Parasite and a...

If there is anything scientists are certain of when it comes to bats and their supposed role in causing human disease, it is that...
antiviral

Team Investigates Antiviral That Inhibits SARS, MERS

A new antiviral drug candidate inhibits a broad range of coronaviruses, including the SARS and MERS coronaviruses, a multi-institutional team of investigators reports this...
SARS mask

Researcher Turns “SARS mask” into a Virus Killer

A University of Alberta engineering researcher has developed a new way to treat common surgical masks so they are capable of trapping and killing...
host-cell defenses

Undermining host-cell defenses

LMU researchers have discovered that a protein which is well known for its role as a tumor suppressor is also required for inhibition of the replication of the coronavirus that causes SARS. 

Study shows that infectious diseases resist globalisation

Human infectious diseases are unlikely to reach the same level of globalisation as the people who transport them, according to new research.More international travel...

Purdue researchers successfully target ‘Achilles’ heel’ of MERS virus

A Purdue University-led team of researchers studying the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, have found molecules that shut down the activity of an...

How to predict responses to disease

Sometimes the response to the outbreak of a disease can make things worse — such as when people panic and flee, potentially spreading the...