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Friday, January 15th, 2021

New study reveals global variations in malaria parasites

Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) presented data on Monday regarding gene sequences and the global variations in malaria parasites. NIAID researchers determined the genomes of approximately 200 P. vivax strains that recently infected people in... Read More »

ECDC preparing for Zika virus in the EU

The European Center for Disease Control and Prevention (ECDC) produced a policy briefing on Monday highlighting preparedness measures to minimize the risk of Zika virus spreading in continental Europe. The briefing is primarily to protect pregnant women and those who wish to become pregnant,... Read More »

Subcommittee hearing examines FirstNet’s progress

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation and the Internet held a hearing on Tuesday to examine the progress of FirstNet, the first nationwide, high-speed network dedicated to public safety. Chairman of the Subcommittee... Read More »