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Structure-based design of 5'-substituted 1,2,3-triazolylated oseltamivir derivatives as potent influenza neuraminidase inhibitors

Resistant viruses containing mutant neuraminidases (NAs) with diminished drug affinity continue to emerge, and new anti-influenza agents are urgently required.Several potent inhibitors targeting the hydrophobic 150-cavity of viral NAs have been developed by modifying the antiviral drugs, oseltamivi...
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Cross-reactive immunity potentially drives global oscillation and opposed alternation patterns of seasonal influenza A viruses

Cross-reactive immunity potentially drives global oscillation and opposed alternation patterns of seasonal influenza A viruses | Virology News | Scoop.it
Several human pathogens exhibit distinct patterns of seasonality and circulate as pairs. For instance, influenza A virus subtypes oscillate and peak during winter seasons of the world’s temperate climate zones.
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How it Moves

A UK program aims to uncover how bird flu is transmitted across bird populations and species, including from wild to domesticated animals.
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Some people do better on cognitive tasks while walking

Some people do better on cognitive tasks while walking | Virology News | Scoop.it
While past research has found that people perform worse on cognitive tasks while walking, a new study shows that might not be true for everyone.
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Emergence and Evolution of H5N1 Bird Flu | Avian Influenza (Flu)

Emergence and Evolution of H5N1 Bird Flu | Avian Influenza (Flu) | Virology News | Scoop.it
How current H5N1 bird flu viruses emerged and evolved...
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Zoonotic avian influenza viruses evade human BTN3A3 restriction

bioRxiv - the preprint server for biology, operated by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a research and educational institution...
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Bacteria triggers material to release infection-fighting drugs

Bacteria triggers material to release infection-fighting drugs | Virology News | Scoop.it
A new material can deliver medications on demand and only when bacteria are present. The advance could be particularly helpful for wound dressings.
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Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI): An emerging disease threat in North America

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI): An emerging disease threat in North America | Virology News | Scoop.it
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) is an ecologically and economically significant avian disease that is quickly spreading among wild and domestic birds throughout North America. In this blog post, we provide information and resources that can help you to be informed, be prepared, and be...
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Bharat Biotech completes clinical trial for nasal Covid-19 vaccine

Bharat Biotech completes clinical trial for nasal Covid-19 vaccine | Virology News | Scoop.it
Chairman and MD of Bharat Biotech Dr Krishna Ella said that the data analysis is going on for the world's first nasal Covid vaccine.
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Bird flu is on the rise in the UK. Are chickens in the back garden to blame?

Bird flu is on the rise in the UK. Are chickens in the back garden to blame? | Virology News | Scoop.it
The risk to humans from the disease, spread by wild birds, is low but a record level of outbreaks this year has researchers worried...
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Moderna says updated COVID booster is superior to original vaccine shots, could begin shipping by August 

Moderna says updated COVID booster is superior to original vaccine shots, could begin shipping by August  | Virology News | Scoop.it
The FDA's vaccine advisers meet later this month to weigh updating booster shots.
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'Silent' gene mutations may be harmful, not neutral

'Silent' gene mutations may be harmful, not neutral | Virology News | Scoop.it
New research with yeast suggests synonymous mutations, or "silent" mutations, aren't neutral, but harmful.
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Natural Reassortment of Eurasian Avian-like Swine H1N1 and Avian H9N2 Influenza Viruses in Pigs, China

Natural Reassortment of Eurasian Avian-like Swine H1N1 and Avian H9N2 Influenza Viruses in Pigs, China | Virology News | Scoop.it
Reassortment of Eurasian Avian-Like Swine H1N1 and Avian H9N2 Influenza Viruses in Pigs, China...
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cis elements that contribute to geminivirus transcriptional regulation and the efficiency of DNA replication

The A genomic component of the geminivirus tomato golden mosaic virus (TGMV) contains a 5' intergenic sequence that includes the overlapping AL61 promoter and positive-strand origin of DNA replication.
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COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver falls short for developing world, experts say

COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver falls short for developing world, experts say | Virology News | Scoop.it
A long-running fight to ease intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines at the World Trade Organization has ended, but experts are concerned the final outcome won't go far enough.
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Poultry Competition to Go Virtual at Illinois State Fair Because of Bird Flu, Officials Say –

Poultry Competition to Go Virtual at Illinois State Fair Because of Bird Flu, Officials Say – | Virology News | Scoop.it
Competitors will not get the chance to exhibit poultry at this year’s Illinois State Fair, as the Department of Agriculture announced the postponement of the...
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The risky business of chicken and pig farms in Canada

The risky business of chicken and pig farms in Canada | Virology News | Scoop.it
It is of critical concern that our next pandemic is being hastened by our use of animals susceptible to influenza, especially chickens and pigs.
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Inactivated whole-virion vaccine BBV152/Covaxin elicits robust cellular immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and variants of concern

Inactivated whole-virion vaccine BBV152/Covaxin elicits robust cellular immune memory to SARS-CoV-2 and variants of concern | Virology News | Scoop.it
Analysis of the humoral and cellular immune response to the BBV152/Covaxin inactivated vaccine reveals that it induces a robust SARS-CoV-2-specific immune memory that persists for at least 6 months and shows somewhat reduced efficiency against SARS-CoV-2 variants.
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Scientists identify a protein key to inhibiting replication of the flu virus

Scientists identify a protein key to inhibiting replication of the flu virus | Virology News | Scoop.it
A collaborative study from UT Southwestern scientists has identified a new function for a protein called TAO2 that appears to be key to inhibiting replication of the influenza virus, which sickens millions of individuals worldwide each year and kills hundreds of thousands.
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Influenza A virus undergoes compartmentalized replication in vivo dominated by stochastic bottlenecks | Nature Communications

Influenza A virus undergoes compartmentalized replication in vivo dominated by stochastic bottlenecks | Nature Communications | Virology News | Scoop.it
Transmission of influenza A viruses (IAV) between hosts and replication within host impose genetic bottlenecks, constraining viral diversity and adaptation. Here, Amato et al. perform site-specific inoculation of barcoded IAV of ferrets and track viral diversity as infection spreads to the lower...
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FDA authorizes Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers

FDA authorizes Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers | Virology News | Scoop.it
The FDA on Friday authorized the Pfizer and Moderna Covid vaccines for use in children as young as 6 months of age, setting the stage for a government push to make the shots available for the youngest children.
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Govt breaks its promise to deliver Covid vaccines to poor countries

Govt breaks its promise to deliver Covid vaccines to poor countries | Virology News | Scoop.it
“Once again, this prime minister chases headlines then drastically under-delivers,” Labour's Preet Kaur Gill said.
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Agrobacterium tumefaciens supports DNA replication of diverse geminivirus types

We have previously shown that the soil-borne plant pathogen Agrobacterium tumefaciens supports the replication of tomato leaf curl geminivirus (Aus...
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Phage therapy shows promise for Mycobacterium infection

Phage therapy shows promise for Mycobacterium infection | Virology News | Scoop.it
A set of 20 case studies indicates the possibility of phage therapy for treating dangerous Mycobacterium infections.
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Dirt scooped from asteroid Ryugu yields first discoveries

Dirt scooped from asteroid Ryugu yields first discoveries | Virology News | Scoop.it
A Japanese spacecraft grabbed a handful of dust from the asteroid Ryugu. Scientists have now analyzed a sample.
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FDA finds Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective in younger kids

FDA finds Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective in younger kids | Virology News | Scoop.it
Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is safe and generated an immune response in children ages 6 months through 17 years that's comparable to the response in adults, according to documents posted by the US Food and Drug Administration ahead of key meetings of its independent vaccine advisory group.
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