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Creating a vaccine for coronavirus News

by David, 27 February 2020 | 4 comments

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Article updated 2 April In the fight against the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it’s important to move fast. Some of the world’s best scientists are looking for a vaccine, a drug that teaches your body how to fight an infection before you even get it. However, making a new vaccine for coronavirus is a very…

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Ebola end in sight News

by David, 21 August 2015 | 0 comments

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It looks like the Ebola epidemic that has ravaged West Africa for over a year may soon be under control. Last week, there were only a handful of new cases in Guinea and Sierra Leone. Meanwhile, scientists are getting closer to a vaccine to prevent these outbreaks from occurring again.

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Influenza’s influence News

by Pat, 14 June 2013 | 0 comments

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Winter doesn’t just mean colder temperatures – there is also a rise in some diseases, including the number of cases of flu. The word flu is short for influenza, which is a fairly common disease. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and muscle aches. Those affected can often be sick for a week or more….

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