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Covid-19 is caused by a virus, meaning that antibiotics are ineffective against it, but severe cases are often complicated by bacterial infections that cause pneumonia, so those cases do warrant treatment with antibiotics Hoe schakelen antilichamen bacteriën uit?… Read More


Sweden remains steadfast in its strategy of voluntary measures and no lockdowns as the country battles a growing second wave of Covid-19. Countries need to take care before adopting the Swedish way. It could have tragic consequences for… Read More


Gain-of-function research involves purposefully enhancing pathogens in a lab to better understand them. De liftknop is zo’n ding. Het is een brandhaard van bacteriën en virussen. Met de huidige pandemie raakt niemand zo’n knop meer graag aan. Wordt… Read More


An eight-week gap seems to be the sweet spot for tackling the Delta variant. There is limited data available on how long protection from current Covid-19 vaccine doses lasts and whether an additional booster dose would be beneficial… Read More


B cells, which recognize the virus outside cells and produce antibodies to bind and neutralize it, and T cells, which detect infected cells via the presentation of viral antigens on the cells’ surfaces and promptly kill those cells… Read More

Immune System

The Johnson & Johnson vaccine has been linked to a serious but rare side effect called Guillain-Barré syndrome, in which the immune system attacks the nerves. Each plasmid contains a coronavirus gene, the genetic instructions for a human cell to build… Read More


Why genetic sequencing is key to tracking Covid-19. Know thine enemy! What happens when sequencers find a variant? How does sequencing help against Covid-19? You can’t fix what you don’t measure is a maxim in the business world…. Read More


The WHO include interleukin-6 receptor blockers, lifesaving in patients who are severely or critically ill with Covid-19, especially when administered alongside corticosteroids.  Walmart is attempting to retain and attract more diabetes patients to its stores by offering a… Read More

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