Brain cells can harbor and spread HIV virus to the body

Researchers have found that astrocytes, a type of brain cell can harbor HIV and then spread the virus to immune cells that traffic out of the brain and into other organs. HIV moved from the brain via this route even when the virus was suppressed by combination antiretroviral therapy (cART), a standard treatment for HIV. The study, conducted by researchers […]

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Covid-19 has emboldened anti-vaxxers, potentially making the virus last longer

Vaccines have long been a contentious topic for parents, with any parenting message board or social media group you visit having some form of heated discussion on their safety and efficacy. A survey by the Royal Society for Public Health found that more than one in five British parents thought that the MMR vaccine was likely to cause unwanted side […]

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World reaches 400,000 virus deaths, 6.9 million infections as pope urges caution

BARCELONA, Spain — The confirmed global death toll from the COVID-19 virus reached at least 400,000 fatalities on Sunday, a day after the government of Brazil broke with standard public health protocols by ceasing to publish updates of the number of deaths and infections in the hard-hit South American country. Worldwide, at least 6.9 million people have been infected by […]

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‘Reborn’ Swiss to drop most virus restrictions on June 6

Switzerland announced Wednesday it would remove most of its remaining coronavirus restrictions on June 6, when all leisure and entertainment activities can resume if appropriate precautions are in place. “Switzerland is reborn,” President Simonetta Sommaruga told a press conference in Bern following a government meeting. “We now know that it is possible to control this virus,” she said, with the […]

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Problematic infection to happen: Coronavirus outbreak in a school in Münster

Only on the Monday before a week of teaching began at the school Wolbeck in Münster, Germany back in days – well, six people have been positive for the Coronavirus tested. There were four pupils and two teachers, as the head of the crisis unit of the city of Münster, Wolfgang Heuer, the star reported. Overall, all of the approximately […]

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