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Nobel Prize awarded to scientists who discovered Hepatitis C

Nobel Prize awarded to scientists who discovered Hepatitis C

Read more about the Nobel Prize winners and their fundamental discovery of the Hepatitis C virus
MANIFF 2020: Before the Fire

MANIFF 2020: Before the Fire

Although Charlie Buhler’s pandemic-based Before the Fire may seem perfectly timed, it fails to recreate even a bad apocalypse film, writes Michal Wasilewski.
Why we shouldn’t be complacent about coronavirus

Why we shouldn’t be complacent about coronavirus

It is easy to be complacent about this virus for those of us who are young and healthy, argues Joe Mason
New antiviral treatment developed by UoM using modified sugars

New antiviral treatment developed by UoM using modified sugars

New antiviral treatment from UoM already shows promising results for the future treatment of viruses such as herpes simplex (cold sore virus), HIV and Zika
Coronavirus: Manchester students speak out on life in “spooky” Wuhan

Coronavirus: Manchester students speak out on life in “spooky” Wuhan

One Manchester student described the city’s situation as “spooky” and said the typically bustling streets of Wuhan were empty
£4.7m collaborative Zika vaccine project launches

£4.7m collaborative Zika vaccine project launches

The University of Manchester launches a collaborative project to find viable vaccines against Zika virus to protect pregnant mothers and their unborn children

Finally free from freshers’ flu?

Also known as the common cold. Why hasn’t science found a cure yet?

Zika virus: What is it and will it affect me?

The Zika virus has recently been declared a public health emergency by the World Health Organisation , but what is Zika and what does this mean for us in Manchester?

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