Polio, measles, other diseases set to surge as COVID-19 forces suspension of vaccination campaigns

Door-to-door campaigns against polio, such as this one in Kenya in 2018, could help spread COVID-19. Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center. “A devil’s choice.” That’s how Seth Berkley, head of GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance, describes the dilemma facing global health organizations in the past few […]

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Atomic structures mapped in measles, mumps, flu and RSV

The atomic structure of a polymerase in human parainfluenza virus 5 reveals an irregular, round-shaped globule with a long tail made of four phosphoproteins. The structure contains more than 2,000 amino acids and five proteins. Credit: Northwestern University Northwestern University researchers have, for the first time, determined the 3-D […]

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