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MERS coronavirus may have transmitted from animals to humans more than once

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The largest study of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) genomes to date reveals new information about how MERS-CoV is evolving, and its likely patterns of transmission. The work is published in The Lancet today.

UK not investing enough in research into multi-drug resistant infections

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A new study of the funding awarded to antimicrobial resistance research projects in the UK calls for political leadership and sustained and targeted spending

Education protects women from the obesity associated with urban living

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Research into the rise in obesity associated with the burgeoning industrial and service sectors in low- and middle-income countries found that education is a key factor in reducing the negative impact on women’s health.

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