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RSV vaccine

New RSV vaccine demonstrates excellent protection

A new RSV vaccine has been shown to provide robust protection against infection in a rodent study at Boston Children's Hospital. The research was performed...
Health Europa Quarterly

Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22

Welcome to Health Europa Quarterly Issue 22, which features fascinating expert insights in the fields of public health, Alzheimer's disease, antimicrobial resistance, women’s health, nutrition,...
NHS staff

Vaccine rollout prevented 10% of Covid infections in NHS staff

New research suggests that the rapid vaccine rollout in the UK prevented 10% of Covid infections among NHS staff. Evidence shows that the Covid vaccine...
antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria increased by feeding dogs raw meat

A research team at the University of Bristol has discovered that feeding dogs raw meat may increase the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Evidence from two...
drug-resistant infections

WHO: Vaccines key to combatting drug-resistant infections crisis

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that increasing vaccine development and access will be a crucial weapon in the fight against drug-resistant infections. Antimicrobial...
skin swab test

A skin swab test for COVID-19 could be on the horizon

A team of UK scientists has demonstrated that a skin swab test for COVID-19 may provide an effective and non-invasive method for diagnosing the...
zoonotic diseases

How tackling zoonotic diseases can prevent future pandemics

Experts from the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have published the “One Health playbook”, which outlines strategies to tackle zoonotic diseases globally and prevent...
antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Pharma industry unites to share antibiotic-resistant bacteria data

An array of leading pharmaceutical companies have joined forces to share surveillance data on antibiotic-resistant bacteria to tackle the global threat of antimicrobial resistance...
omicron subvariants

Omicron subvariants evade vaccines better than previous COVID strains

Evidence from a Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons study reveals that vaccines and antibody treatments are less effective against newly discovered...
symptoms of monkeypox

New symptoms of monkeypox identified in UK outbreak

Researchers have discovered that patients’ symptoms of monkeypox in the current UK outbreak of the disease are different from those observed in previous outbreaks...
Are alcohol hand sanitisers effective against COVID-19 and PATHOGENS?

Are alcohol hand sanitisers effective against COVID-19 and PATHOGENS?

Following the sharp uptake in hand sanitiser products during the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Nigel Silman, Visiting Chair in Infectious Disease at the University of...
variants of COVID

Llama nanobodies may protect against all variants of COVID

An international research team has discovered that immune particles in llama blood may provide robust protection from all variants of COVID and can potentially...
antibiotic resistant MRSA

Antibiotic-resistant MRSA can be transmitted from pigs to humans

Research from the University of Cambridge has discovered an antibiotic-resistant MRSA strain that can be transmitted from infected pigs to humans. The University of Cambridge...
what is polio

What is polio? Everything you NEED to know

What is polio? Health Europa brings you everything you need to know about the disease, its origins, symptoms, how you can catch it, and...
antimicrobial resistance

Advancing nurses’ expertise on antimicrobial resistance

Ber Oomen, executive director of the European Specialist Nurses Organisation spoke to Health Europa about the organisation’s AMR, vaccination and infection prevention focus group and...
typhoid fever

Typhoid fever bacteria increasingly resistant to antibiotics

Stanford University-led research has identified that bacteria causing typhoid fever are becoming progressively resistant to the antibiotics used to combat the infection. The novel research...
long COVID in children

Long COVID in children can last more than two months

A new extensive study suggests that long COVID symptoms in children aged up to 14 years can persist for at least two months following...
antibiotic resistant bacteria

Monitoring antibiotic resistant bacteria with Artificial Intelligence

An international team of scientists has utilised Artificial Intelligence (AI) to monitor levels of antibiotic resistant bacteria around the world. The findings may help...
The future of an Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

The future of an Epstein-Barr virus vaccine

Concerning findings on the Epstein-Barr virus have led to urgency in efforts to develop the first vaccine. The Epstein-Barr virus usually appears in early childhood...
Severe COVID-19

1,000 genes discovered that may cause severe COVID-19

Scientists from the University of Sheffield and Stanford University have identified more than 1,000 genes that may increase the risk of severe COVID-19 infection. Previous...

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