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Why humans are losing the race against superbugs

MRSA is a staph bacteria that resists treatment by many common antibiotics and is depicted above in yellow and surrounded by cellular debris. The
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Pandemic brought ‘dramatic’ fall in English hospital admissions for childhood infections

According to the first major study of its kind, hospital admissions for common childhood infections in England dropped by as much as 94% during the
Breakthrough COVID cases may supercharge immunity, study hints
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Breakthrough COVID cases may supercharge immunity, study hints

A new study suggests that catching COVID-19 after vaccination may make it better able to fight off new variants. There is no data on the other
Will We Ever Eradicate COVID-19?
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Will We Ever Eradicate COVID-19?

We are close to the two-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over 5 million people have died around the world, and that is almost certainly an
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Covid live: ‘Plan B’ measures in England still possible, government advisor says; sharp rise in German infections

08:40 Hello, I'm Jedidajah Otte. Sydney will ease social distancing restrictions on Monday. This comes a month after the city began to loosen out of
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Cranberry juice won’t cut it: UTIs and the potential for repurposing drugs

PhD students funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC), were invited to submit compelling pieces about their research to the Max Perutz science
New Study Reveals Zinc Really Might Help Treat a Cold, But There's a Catch
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New Study Reveals Zinc Really Might Help Treat a Cold, But There's a Catch

Hieronymus Gaubius, a German physician, introduced zinc to the west in 1771. It is still available in pharmacies more than 200 years after its
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Dole recalls Garden Classic Salads because of possible listeria contamination

Dole announced the recall of several salads due to possible listeria contamination. Listeria can cause serious, sometimes fatal, infections for
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Over the last four decades, HIV/AIDS has killed at least 700,000 Americans. COVID-19 has killed more in two years.

A visitor sits down on a bench and looks at Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg’s "In America, Remember" temporary art installation. It is made up
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Over the last four decades, HIV/AIDS has killed at least 700,000 Americans. COVID-19 has killed more in two years.

Since 1981, over 700,000 Americans have died of HIV-related illnesses. HIV-related deaths and infections have been significantly reduced by