Medical Health Cluster


Antibody Found in Mice Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-1

Researchers have identified an antibody that broadly neutralized all tested SARS-CoV-2 subvariants as well as SARS-CoV-1 in laboratory experiments and several SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern in mice. Because it targets a spike protein area that may be less affected by genetic variations, the newly discovered antibody could better retain potency against emerging […]

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WHO: At least 17 million people in the WHO European Region experienced long COVID in the first two years of the pandemic; millions may have to live with it for years to come

WHO/Europe urges countries to take post COVID-19 condition seriously by urgently investing in research, recovery, and rehabilitation. New modeling conducted for WHO/Europe by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine in the United States shows that in the first two years of the […]

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E. coli Infections in 4 US States Rise to 84; Majority Wendy’s Customers

The E.coli bacteria outbreak in four Midwest states from an unknown source has affected 47 more people, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday, with a majority of the total 84 reported to have sandwiches at Wendy’s. The agency said 52 people of the 62 it […]

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Violence against health workers rises during COVID-19

Violence against health-care staff has got “even worse” since the COVID-19 pandemic—but new strategies are tackling the problem. Jacqui Thornton reports. A new joint study by the International Council of Nurses, the International Committee of the Red Cross, the International Hospital Federation, and the World Medical Association has found that […]

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