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From travel bans to academic operations shutdowns due to COVID-19 pandemic – coronavirus is changing life as we know it. The world is paying close attention to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, following its emergence in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. With the outbreak of a novel coronavirus declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, people worldwide are working to address it. It’s tough to know who to trust – that’s why it’s vital to receive facts from experts. London School of ...
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Scientists and schoolkids find family soups have antimalarial properties — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] London schoolchildren have found that some of their families' soup recipes have antimalarial properties, with the help of Imperial scientists. Researchers from Imperial College London helped the schoolchildren test their family soup broths for activity against the malaria parasite. Several of the soup broths, collected from traditional family recipes that originated around the world, showed activity against the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, either by curbing its growth or prev...
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Scientists and schoolkids find family soups have antimalarial properties — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] London schoolchildren have found that some of their families' soup recipes have antimalarial properties, with the help of Imperial scientists. Researchers from Imperial College London helped the schoolchildren test their family soup broths for activity against the malaria parasite. Several of the soup broths, collected from traditional family recipes that originated around the world, showed activity against the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum, either by curbing its growth or prev...
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Eastern equine encephalitis virus poses emergent threat — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] Although eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness, has existed for centuries, 2019 has been a particularly deadly year for the disease in the United States. As of November 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by eight states; 13 of these cases were fatal. In a new commentary in The New England Journal of Medicine, officials from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, describe the eastern...
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Scientists find way to block transmission of mosquito-borne diseases — ScienceDaily

[ad_1] An international team of scientists have reported an effective and environmentally sustainable way to block the transmission of mosquito-borne dengue virus, in trials carried out in Malaysia. The breakthrough has major implications for countries with hot climates such as island nations in the South Pacific to Saudi Arabia, Africa and South America, all of which experience dengue, Zika, yellow fever and chikungunya. Using a strain of the bacteria Wolbachia, which inhibit mosquitoes from ...
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