Travis Kelce celebrates with Taylor Swift on Jan. 28, 2024, after the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship game.
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The idea that the Swift-Kelce romance is some sort of deep-state plot is perhaps gaining traction in far-right circles because it lines up with the political right’s broader agenda and beliefs.
Adult MMR jabs could play an important role in preventing measles outbreaks.
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Herd immunity to measles is waning due to vaccine hesitancy over MMR. Adult MMR is one way to help get it back up again.
The influenza virus, which causes seasonal flu, is back at its usual rate after a hiatus due to health measures.
The current triple epidemic of respiratory viruses is affecting all age groups, prompting comparisons with the pre-COVID-19 era.
Two hurdles mRNA drugs face are a short half-life and impurities that trigger immune responses.
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The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the promise of using mRNA as medicine. But before mRNA drugs can go beyond vaccines, researchers need to identify the right diseases to treat.
People who are suspicious of science often assume they are understand it well – and that others agree with them.
Media literacy is more essential than ever.
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Studies show that health misinformation on social media has led to fewer people getting vaccinated and more lives lost to COVID-19 and other life-threatening diseases.
One of the advantages of mRNA is its scalability.
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From COVID-19 vaccines to cancer treatments and beyond, the flexibility of mRNA-based therapies gives them the potential to prevent and treat many types of diseases.
Antibiotics aren’t very effective against it, but we do have a vaccine.
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Nigeria’s medical community is mourning the death of public health physician and university administrator, Emeritus Professor Umaru Shehu.
Surface proteins on a virus enable it to attach to and get inside a cell to start replicating.
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Viruses can get into cells in several ways. Figuring out how to stop them from entering in the first place is a key to developing better vaccines and stopping future pandemics.
A woman watches over a child with malaria at a hospital near Abidjan.
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The past two years have seen groundbreaking advances in the fight against malaria with the development of two vaccines. But demand far exceeds supply, so rollouts need to be carefully managed.
If the vaccine is offered, children would be given two doses.
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In one country where the chickenpox vaccine is already routine, cases have fallen by 97% since it was first introduced.
This is expected to be the smallest Omicron wave so far. But eligible older and vulnerable people are still recommended to have a booster.
Clusters of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB.
In 2021 10.6 million people developed TB and 1.6 million died from the disease. Now, for the first time in 100 years, there are promising signs of a vaccine breakthrough.
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Adenoviral vaccines are widely used. We need to know why some people get deadly blood clots.
Calixcoca, a vaccine created in Brazil that is in the final stages of study, helps to reduce the compulsion to use drugs and could be an important tool in the package of treatments against addiction - which also includes psychiatric, psychological and social assistance support and help from the family.
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Calixcoca, which is in the final stages of study, could be a tool in the addiction treatment package.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination was once required to access many venues during the pandemic.
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Vaccine policies fall on a spectrum, from mandates to recommendations. Deciding what to use and when is not so much a science but a balancing act between personal autonomy and public good.
People have been trying to make malaria vaccines for over 100 years. With the help of the revolutionary new R21/Matrix vaccine the disease could be eradicated by 2040.
Karikó and Weissman first began working together in 1985.
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The prestigious prize was awarded to Dr Katalin Karikó and Dr Drew Weissman from the University of Pennsylvania.
The black-legged tick is the vector that spreads Lyme disease. Its bite can infect humans with the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium.
The bacterium that causes Lyme disease is a master of disguise, changing its appearance to evade the immune system as it moves from the ticks that carry it to humans or animals.