New research shows gene exchange between viruses and hosts drives evolution
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New research shows gene exchange between viruses and hosts drives evolution

A 3D representation of the mosquito-borne disease, the Zika virus. The credit is given to the author, by the CC BY-SA 4.0. The first comprehensive
The deadliest viruses in history
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The deadliest viruses in history

Since before the evolution of our species, humans have been fighting viruses. Vaccines and antiviral medications have been able to prevent some
How cells defend against influenza A virus
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How cells defend against influenza A virus

Fig. 1: Multi-omics analysis IAV cellular restraint. Schematic representation of the genome wide siRNA screen to identify cell factors that affect
Researchers develop 'virus-killing' air filtration system
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Researchers develop 'virus-killing' air filtration system

The multifunctional air filter is described in detail. Credit: Liron Issman / Dr Brian Graves Cambridge scientists and engineers have developed a
There Is at Least One Type of Virus We Should Be Very Thankful For
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There Is at Least One Type of Virus We Should Be Very Thankful For

Viruses have a poor reputation. They are the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a host of other diseases that have plagued mankind since
There Is at Least One Type of Virus We Should Be Very Thankful For
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There Is at Least One Type of Virus We Should Be Very Thankful For

Viruses have a poor reputation. They are the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a host of other diseases that have plagued mankind since
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There Is at Least One Type of Virus We Should Be Very Thankful For

Viruses have a poor reputation. They are the cause of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as a host of other diseases that have plagued mankind since
CDC Confirms New Delta Subtype 'AY.4.2' Has Been Identified in The US
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CDC Confirms New Delta Subtype 'AY.4.2' Has Been Identified in The US

Scientists in Israel, the UK and the US are closely monitoring AY.4.2, a new descendant of coronavirus related to Delta. According to the Centers
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Japanese scientists develop radical new vaccine that could prevent future coronavirus pandemics

Japanese scientists developed a vaccine to stop five types of coronaviruses including COVID-19. Stopping the source: A study published in the
Bacteria can develop strong immunity for protection against viruses
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Bacteria can develop strong immunity for protection against viruses

Credit: Dr Tim Blower, Durham University A team of bioscientists at Durham University, UK has launched a new study to explore newly characterized