My work investigating the links between viruses and Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed for years – but now the evidence is building

Ruth Itzhaki has spent more than 30 years researching whether certain common viruses play a role in the development of Alzheimer’s. But for years her research was greeted with hostility. Source: My work investigating the links between viruses and Alzheimer’s disease was dismissed for years – but now the evidence is building

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13 RSV Symptoms in Babies All Caregivers Should Be Aware of Right Now | SELF

According to surveillance data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), RSV cases have been rising sharply since October. Public health experts are warning about the potential impact on kids, as the virus is overwhelming many hospitals and rapidly filling pediatric ICU beds. If you have kids—and an infant, in particular—here’s what you need to know about RSV symptoms in babies, plus when to seek medical care for a sick child. Source: 13Continue…

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Here’s How to Find Your Childhood Vaccination Records | SELF

If you’ve recently texted your mom to ask her about which vaccines you got as a kid, well, you’re definitely not the only one. We’ve all heard our share of vaccine news lately, the most recent being tied to a case of polio in an unvaccinated person in Rockland County, New York. Coupled with the fact that we’re still living through a pandemic and now in the midst of a monkeypox outbreak—you may, reasonably, feelContinue…

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Why RSV, cold, and flu season is off to an early, brutal start – Vox

It’s not just you or your kids: Cold and flu season is off to a particularly nasty start across the United States.With the country stepping down from the pandemic footing of the past few years, the various viruses that cause coughs, runny noses, and sore throats are now on the rebound. Cases of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a common respiratory bug that can occasionally turn serious for infants and older adults, had beenContinue…

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The African roots of inoculation in America

Truth About Vaccination

Onesimus was an African man who was instrumental in the mitigation of the impact of a smallpox outbreak in Boston, Massachusetts. Don’t listen to the “white” supremacists and their agents. Vaccination is natural African medicine.    

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Experimental Monoclonal Antibodies Show Promise Against Epstein-Barr Virus | NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

A panel of investigational monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) targeting different sites of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) blocked infection when tested in human cells in a laboratory setting. Moreover, one of the experimental mAbs provided nearly complete protection against EBV infection and lymphoma when tested in mice. The results appear online today in the journal Immunity. Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration withContinue…

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