Monthly Archives: October 2020

Targeting the shell of the Ebola virus

As the world grapples with COVID-19, the Ebola virus is again raging. Researchers are using supercomputers to simulate the inner workings of Ebola (as well as COVID-19), looking at how molecules move, atom by atom, to carry out their functions. Now, they have revealed structural features of the Ebola virus’s protein shell to provide […]

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Final report confirms remdesivir benefits for COVID-19

The antiviral drug remdesivir shortened recovery time for patients hospitalized with COVID-19, based on results from the completed trial. …read more

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Education programs may improve young children’s asthma control

A combination of health programs at school and home appeared to improve asthma control in preschool children from low-income families. …read more

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Brain differences in youth linked to increased waist size

Cellular differences in a brain area that plays a key role in reward and food processing may predict higher obesity in children. …read more

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    What do virtual reality training opportunities bring to laboratory professionals?

What do virtual reality training opportunities bring to laboratory professionals?

By Melanie Padgett Powers, writer
Virtual reality offers an interactive, safe, useful and fun way for public health laboratory professionals to learn and evaluate new skills, according to presenters at the October 13 APHL 2020 Virtual Conference session “Incorporating Virtual Reality (VR) into Laboratory Training: How We Did It, What We Learned and What This […]

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