Monthly Archives: June 2015

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea

Between 27 and 30 June 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 1 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) alongside 2 additional deaths. To date, a total of 182 MERS-CoV cases, including 33 deaths, have been reported. One of the 182 cases […]

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Yes, I Have HIV but I Am Not HIV Positive

While having a discussion with Kevin from Rise Up to HIV and a few other online advocates at the recent conference I attended, something was brought up to me that I think is a very valid point. The topic was brought up by someone who is not living with HIV and it is […]

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Using bacterial ‘fight clubs’ to find new drugs

Creating bacterial “fight clubs” is an effective way to find new drugs from natural sources. …read more

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Research reveals new insights into a key antibiotic target in the fight against TB

Scientists at the University of Sussex in the UK have unraveled a key process in the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), potentially paving the way for new antibiotics to fight the disease. …read more

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First-ever possible treatments for MERS

Researchers identify 2 promising candidatesAs the South Korean epidemic of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) continues unabated, researchers have raced to find treatments for the deadly… …read more

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