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Built-in dengue virus killer found in humans

Scientists may have hit gold in their fight against dengue. They have located a human antibody that can neutralise and kill its virus within two hours  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Just 3 more mutations in humans can make bird flu a pandemic

A new research has suggested that it might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Soil fungus kills mosquito that carries dengue fever

Researchers at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research have turned to a common fungus to stop the spread of dengue fever  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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Chinese man dies of bird flu

A 39-year-old man in China’s Shenzhen city Saturday died of bird flu, officials said.  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 31st, 2011
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WHO warns of lab-produced bird flu virus

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an alert to warn that studies undertaken by several  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 28th, 2011
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Flu virus may not have originated in East Asia

As Europe and North America near flu season, researchers have found that it may not have its origins in East Asia, like it was earlier believed  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 15th, 2011
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Bird flu detected on Bangladesh farm

Over 11,000 poultry birds were culled and 43,000 eggs destroyed after the bird flu virus was detected at a poultry farm in Bangladesh  More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 11th, 2011
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Pakistan’s home `lady health workers` cure pneumonia better than in hospital

Young children treated at home for severe pneumonia by Pakistan’s network of “lady health workers” were more likely to get well than children referred to health facilities, according to a new study  More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 7th, 2011
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Soon, single vaccine to give lifelong protection against all flu strains

A single flu vaccine that would protect against all strains of the virus for life may be coming soon, which could make annual flu jabs that cost the NHS around 100m pound per year a history  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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Soon, new material for air cleaner filters to capture influenza viruses

Scientists have now come up with a new material that teams up with the fiber in face masks, air conditioning and air cleaning filters to capture flu viruses  More...