Multiple surveys show a decline of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies -

Multiple surveys show a decline in SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Multiple surveys show a decline in SARS-CoV-2 antibodies. LONDON – Three large scale population surveys conducted between late June and the end of September have shown the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in England declined by 26.5% over three months. The findings rest on the results of more than 350,000 self-administered lateral flow blood tests that[…]

Hopes rise for approval of coronavirus vaccine by end of this year -

Hopes rise for approval of coronavirus vaccine by end of this year

Hopes rise for approval of coronavirus vaccine by end of this year. Nurses on a Covid-19 ward in Merseyside, north-west England. Healthcare workers and people most at risk will be prioritised for first doses of a vaccine. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Hopes are rising that a coronavirus vaccine will be approved by the end of the year,[…]

Measles resets the immune system to baby-like state - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Measles resets the immune system to ‘baby-like state’

Measles resets the immune system to ‘baby-like state’. Scientists say measles virus causes long-term damage to the immune system, wiping out previous immunity to other infections. Measles can cause long-term damage to the immune system – resetting it to a baby-like state and leaving people vulnerable to other infections, scientists have said. According to new[…]

Public Health England launches new infectious disease strategy -

Public Health England launches new infectious disease strategy

Public Health England launches new infectious disease strategy. The new strategy addresses current and future threats to health, including antibiotic resistance and health inequalities. Over the last decade, 19 new genetic mechanisms of antibiotic resistance have been identified in bacteria causing infections in the UK. The findings come as Public Health England (PHE) sets out[…]