Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for people with a severely weakened immune system
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine for people with a severely weakened immune system

This article was taken from: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine-people-with-severely-weakened-immune-system/             By NHS England           If you had a severely weakened immune system when you had your first 2 doses of the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, you will be offered an additional primary dose (3rd dose) before your booster.    …

Scientists home in on potential treatments for deadly Nipah virus
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Scientists home in on potential treatments for deadly Nipah virus

This article was taken from: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-nipah/scientists-home-in-on-potential-treatments-for-deadly-nipah-virus-idUSKBN1YG2DR By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists working on how to combat a highly infectious and deadly virus called Nipah, which is transmitted to humans from bats and pigs, say they have found around a dozen potential drugs that might be developed to block the disease. The early-stage molecule-screening…

Rare sex disease Mycoplasma genitalium could become super-bug, doctors warn
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Rare sex disease Mycoplasma genitalium could become super-bug, doctors warn

This article was taken from: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/rare-sex-disease-mycoplasma-genitalium-could-become-superbug-doctors-warn-a3884291.html By Alexandra Richards Doctors have issued a new warning about a rare sex disease which could be the next superbug if not treated properly. Mycoplasma genitalium (MG) presents similar symptoms to chlamydia and is more resistant to antibiotics. It can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and ultimately infertility in women if left untreated,…

Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’
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Growing resistance to antifungal drugs ‘a global issue’

This article was taken from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-44160730 By BBC Health News Scientists are warning that levels of resistance to treatments for fungal infections are growing, which could lead to more outbreaks of disease. Intensive-care and transplant patients and those with cancer are most at risk because their immune systems cannot fight off the infections. Writing in Science, researchers…