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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...
Researchers develop a test to measure immunity to COVID-19

Researchers develop a test to measure immunity to COVID-19

A new rapid blood test created by Mount Sinai can measure the extent and duration of immunity to COVID-19. Researchers from Mount Sinai have developed...
tick-borne Lyme disease

14% of the global population may have tick-borne Lyme disease

A groundbreaking analysis has revealed that more than 14% of the world’s population has or has previously had tick-borne Lyme disease. Researchers have performed a...
aerosol vaccines

Inhaled aerosol vaccines may provide the most robust disease protection

Research conducted at McMaster University has identified that inhaled aerosol vaccines may provide more potent and longer-lasting protection from infectious diseases than nasal sprays. Nasal...
mRNA vaccines

New chemical process may help design mRNA vaccines for all diseases

A Japanese research team has pioneered a new all-chemical process that may significantly advance vaccine technology, enabling scientists to design mRNA vaccines for a...
pneumonia vaccine

Could a pneumonia vaccine be an effective way to prevent the infection?

Pneumonia threatens the lives of our most vulnerable members of society including children and older adults, but the risk of infection can be lessened...
new coronavirus

New coronavirus identified is common among bank voles

A team of scientists based in Sweden has made a groundbreaking discovery, identifying a new coronavirus that is prevalent in the bank vole population. The...
asymptomatic Covid

Asymptomatic Covid infections may be dangerous for unborn babies

Research performed in the US suggests that asymptomatic Covid infections may pose risks for pregnant women, finding that they may cause long-term consequences for...
pandemic preparedness

UK and Argentina vow to enhance pandemic preparedness

The UK and Argentina have revealed a groundbreaking resolution at the World Health Assembly (WHA) to ensure more robust pandemic preparedness globally, especially in...
monkeypox cases

Over 100 monkeypox cases confirmed in the UK

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has revealed that there are now over 100 confirmed monkeypox cases in the UK. The latest data from the...
air pollution exposure

Air pollution exposure increases COVID-19 hospitalisations and deaths

Severe patient outcomes from COVID-19 are significantly increased by exposure to air pollution, a new University of Southern California study suggests. The novel research identified...
antimicrobial stewardship

How the DRIVE-AMS programme is optimising antimicrobial stewardship

Dr Neda Milevska-Kostova explores how the DRIVE-AMS programme, pioneered by Radboud University Medical Centre, advances antimicrobial stewardship and how changing behaviours and supporting implementation...

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