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In a statement, the WHO said that starting with a meeting held last Friday, November 18, WHO is convening over 300 scientists who will consider the evidence on over 25 virus families and bacteria, as well as "Disease X."
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Clostridioides difficile, often referred to as C. difficile or C. diff, is a bacterium that causes severe intestinal illness and, as its name suggests, can be difficult to study and treat. Approximately 1 in 6 patients infected with C. difficile will be reinfected within two months. Yet scie
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The infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology and Pakistan Army-run, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), has set up a highly-advanced scientific infrastructure to conduct research into deadly pathogens in Pakistan.
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The research showed that the length of a flower's corolla, or petals, affects how this pathogen is transferred between bees because shorter corollas mean that fewer bee faeces wind up inside the flower itself and in the path of bees looking for nectar.
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The study, published April 26 in the journal Scientific Reports, is the first to connect microplastics in the ocean with land-based pathogens. It found that microplastics can make it easier for disease-causing pathogens to concentrate in plastic-contaminated areas of the ocean.
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 29 (ANI/NewsVoir): HUL's Pureit announced the launch of its new range - Pureit Vital Series, a new range of RO + UV + Minerals based water purifiers with FiltraPower Technology, which is proven to remove toxic substances like industrial chemicals, pestic
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California [US], October 4 (ANI): Everybody occasionally breathes in Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) bacteria, yet the majority of individuals don't become ill. These dangerous Mycobacterium tuberculosis cousins usually spend their brief, innocuous lives in food, soil, water, or dust.
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Washington [US], September 5 (ANI): Researchers discovered that a naturally occurring chemical known as hydroquinine has bacterial killing potential against numerous pathogens in a recent study.
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Washington [US], August 30 (ANI): In Gram-negative bacteria, which include some of the most devastating human pathogens, just two mechanisms for the export of polysaccharides have been identified so far. Now a research team has identified an entirely novel third mechanism for how polysacchar
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Washington [US], August 9 (ANI): Based on the outcomes of a new study by the scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine by continuously sequencing many DNA strands found in patient samples, Next Generation Sequencing enables doctors to quickly and precisely identify a single pathogen from among hu
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San Diego (California) [US] August 2 (ANI): The body absorbs too much iron due to a condition known as hereditary hemochromatosis, which is brought on by a gene mutation. This causes tissue damage and diseases like liver disease, heart disease, and diabetes. However, scant and conflicting re
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Washington [US], July 25 (ANI): A well-regulated hot water system can prevent the spread of waterborne pathogens, including an emerging infectious disease problem from 'superbugs' which can be resistant to most antibiotics.