Corée du Nord : après l’annonce d’un premier cas officiel de Covid-19, Kim Jong-un s’engage à surmonter l’irruption du virus

Coree du Nord apres lannonce dun premier cas officiel de

Un responsable du Centre hygiénique et anti-épidémique du district de Phyongchon désinfecte le couloir d’un immeuble, à Pyongyang, le 5 février 2021. JON CHOL JIN / AP La Corée du Nord nourrissait une grande fierté d’avoir échappé officiellement, jusque-là, au Covid-19. Mais le premier cas d’infection depuis le début de la pandémie a été signalé dans … Read more

A small mutation can make Zika virus even more dangerous

Journal Reference: Jose Angel Regla-Nava et al. A Zika Virus Mutation Enhances Transmission Potential and Confers Escape from Protective Dengue Virus Immunity. Cell Reports, 2022 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2022.110655 “The world should monitor the emergence of this Zika virus variant,” says LJI Professor Sujan Shresta, Ph.D., who co-led the Cell Reports study with Professor Pei-Yong Shi, Ph.D., … Read more

Shapeshifting volcano virus points to new ways to deliver medicine, vaccines

Journal Reference: Fengbin Wang, Virginija Cvirkaite-Krupovic, Matthijn Vos, Leticia C. Beltran, Mark A.B. Kreutzberger, Jean-Marie Winter, Zhangli Su, Jun Liu, Stefan Schouten, Mart Krupovic, Edward H. Egelman. Spindle-shaped archaeal viruses evolved from rod-shaped ancestors to package a larger genome. Cell, 2022; DOI: 10.1016/j.cell.2022.02.019 While the vast majority of viruses are either rod-like or spherical (such … Read more

Antivirals, some antibodies, work well against BA.2 omicron variant of COVID-19 virus

Journal Reference: Emi Takashita, Noriko Kinoshita, Seiya Yamayoshi, Yuko Sakai-Tagawa, Seiichiro Fujisaki, Mutsumi Ito, Kiyoko Iwatsuki-Horimoto, Peter Halfmann, Shinji Watanabe, Kenji Maeda, Masaki Imai, Hiroaki Mitsuya, Norio Ohmagari, Makoto Takeda, Hideki Hasegawa, Yoshihiro Kawaoka. Efficacy of Antiviral Agents against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron Subvariant BA.2. New England Journal of Medicine, 2022; DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2201933 The BA.2 variant … Read more

A type of virus present in the gut microbiota is associated with better cognitive ability in people, mice and flies

A type of virus present in the gut microbiota is associated with better cognitive ability in people, mice and flies – NovLink Home Mash G A type of virus present in the gut microbiota is associated with better cognitive ability in people, mice and flies We would like to give thanks to the writer of … Read more

Common virus may cause serious disease in transplant patients

Journal Reference: Nischay Mishra, James Ng, Mark A. Strom, Komal Jain, Riddhi Thakkar, Shreyas Joshi, Marcus Pereira, Lori Shah, Marc E. Grossman, Michael J. Lee, Simona De Michele, David N. Silvers, Phyllis L. Faust, W. Ian Lipkin, Stephanie M. Gallitano. Human Polyomavirus 9An Emerging Cutaneous and Pulmonary Pathogen in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients. JAMA Dermatology, … Read more

Study reveals Ebola virus can hide in mind, persist even years after treatment

Journal Reference: Jun Liu, John C. Trefry, April M. Babka, Christopher W. Schellhase, Kayla M. Coffin, Janice A. Williams, Jo Lynne W. Raymond, Paul R. Facemire, Taylor B. Chance, Neil M. Davis, Jennifer L. Scruggs, Franco D. Rossi, Andrew D. Haddow, Justine M. Zelko, Sandra L. Bixler, Ian Crozier, Patrick L. Iversen, Margaret L. Pitt, … Read more

Katy Perry es la reina del reciclaje, se armó unos aretes con pruebas del virus

Katy Perry es la reina del reciclaje se armo unos

Fiel a su estilo irreverente y estrambótico, Katy Perry nos mostró una vez más porque sus fans la aman tanto y es que eso tiene que ver con que siempre está buscando innovar en cuanto a sus espectáculos y en cuanto a su estilo a la hora de vestir, por eso no teme probar con … Read more

HIV an infection: Better understanding the reservoir of virus in the body

Journal Reference: Manuel Albanese, Adrian Ruhle, Jennifer Mittermaier, Ernesto Mejías-Pérez, Madeleine Gapp, Andreas Linder, Niklas A. Schmacke, Katharina Hofmann, Alexandru A. Hennrich, David N. Levy, Andreas Humpe, Karl-Klaus Conzelmann, Veit Hornung, Oliver T. Fackler, Oliver T. Keppler. Rapid, efficient and activation-neutral gene editing of polyclonal primary human resting CD4 T cells allows complex functional analyses. … Read more

Sensor based on quantum physics could detect SARS-CoV-2 virus

Journal Reference: Changhao Li, Rouhollah Soleyman, Mohammad Kohandel, Paola Cappellaro. SARS-CoV-2 Quantum Sensor Based on Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond. Nano Letters, 2021; DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.1c02868 The new approach is described in a paper published in the journal Nano Letters, by Changhao Li, an MIT doctoral student; Paola Cappellaro, a professor of nuclear science and engineering and … Read more

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