Monthly Archives: April 2020

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo

From 22 to 28 April 2020, one new confirmed case of Ebola virus disease (EVD) was reported from Beni Health Zone in North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Figure 1). This person was listed as a contact of a confirmed case, a family member who was reported on 17 April. The person […]

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Lab-made eye cells restore vision in mice

Researchers reprogrammed skin cells into light-sensing eye cells that restored sight in mice. The technique may lead to new approaches for modeling and treating eye diseases. …read more

By |April 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Infant temperament predicts introversion in adulthood

A study highlighting the enduring nature of early temperament suggests ways to identify those most at risk for developing anxiety and depression later in life. …read more

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FluNet Summary

National Influenza Centres (NICs) and other national influenza laboratories from 65 countries, areas or territories reported data to FluNet for the time period from 30 March 2020 to 12 April 2020 a(data as of 2020-04-24 03:30:16 UTC).The WHO GISRS laboratories tested more than 122242 specimens during that time period. 1249 were positive for influenza […]

By |April 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Blocking enzyme inhibits arthritis progression in mice

Blocking an enzyme called TET1 protected mice against the development of osteoarthritis and cells from people with osteoarthritis from gene changes that help drive the disease. …read more

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