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Weekly infections explode in Europe

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Weekly infections explode in Europe Weekly infections explode in Europe Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain The number of coronavirus infections has continued to explode over the past week in Europe, but has declined in Latin America, the Middle East and Asia. A weekly roundup from AFP’s specialised database: Explosion in Europe …

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Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible

Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Inexpensive and rapid testing of drugs for resistant infections possible Convergence of machine learning and dynamic laser speckle imaging to monitor bacterial motion enables rapid and accurate identification of antibiotic resistance and the minimum drug dosage needed to inhibit bacterial …

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Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise

Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise Germany agrees to tighten virus rules as infections rise German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, Bavaria’s Governor Markus Soeder, right, and Berlin’s mayor Michael Mueller arrive for a press conference after a meeting of the governors of the German states and Chancellor …

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Novel map reveals how immune cells fight and remember infections

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Novel map reveals how immune cells fight and remember infections Novel map reveals how immune cells fight and remember infections Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers have charted the activity of tens of thousands of genes in mouse immune cells over the course of an infection. The study from the University …

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Russia sees record daily virus infections

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Russia sees record daily virus infections Russia sees record daily virus infections Credit: CC0 Public Domain Russia registered a record daily number of new coronavirus infections on Friday, surpassing its previous high from May. Officials reported 12,126 new infections, edging above the previous high of 11,656 on May 11 and …

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Protective antibodies persist for months in survivors of serious COVID-19 infections

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Protective antibodies persist for months in survivors of serious COVID-19 infections Protective antibodies persist for months in survivors of serious COVID-19 infections Colorized scanning electron micrograph of a dying cell (blue) heavily infected with SARS-CoV-2 (yellow), the virus that causes COVID-19. Credit: NIAID Integrated Research Facility, Fort Detrick, Maryland. People …

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Understanding the progress of viral infections

Understanding the progress of viral infections

Understanding the progress of viral infections Understanding the progress of viral infections Team leader Prof. Guiscard Seebohm at the patch clamp measuring station. Credit: Marlen Keß It is only 120 millionths of a millimeter in size but can bring entire countries to a standstill: the Corona virus. Even if it …

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