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In an exclusive interview with an author behind one of the papers published in the recent Future Virology Special Focus Issue, heptatitis and COVID-19 are discussed.
In this Commentary article published in the Special Focus Issue in Future Virology on the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers study the safety of different populations in regard to the spread of disease.
In this Special Report from the ‘COVID-19: studying the global pandemic’ Special Focus Issue authors theorize about the identification of asymptomatic patients and the impact this has on the spread of COVID-19.
A study undertaken in South Korea has shown that the viral load in asymptomatic COVID-19 patients is the same as in those who show symptoms of the disease and this could be contributing to the spread of the infection in populations.
An update on the state of knowledge on the COVID-19 pandemic and how this pertains to health including the influence on antiviral strategies to stop the spread of the virus and potential treatments for the disease.
A research team from The Rosalind Franklin Institute, Diamond Light Source, The University of Oxford and Public Health England have engineered nanobodies from llama antibodies that show protective immune effects against SARS-CoV-2.
Upon investigating links between the risk of malaria in developing countries and the products demanded by consumers worldwide, researchers have estimated that a significant fraction of the malaria risk in deforestation hotspots is driven by the international trade of products.
Researchers have discovered an association between the spread of HIV and quantity of extracellular vesicles from lactobacilli, suggesting a protective mechanism to inhibit the spread of HIV infection.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘The hospital environment and its microbial burden: Challenges and solutions’ as we ask author Ioana Chirca about controlling microbial burdens in the healthcare environment and promising solutions for the future.