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1 January 1970

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Cell walls can bock infections

Scientists have developed a new strategy for fighting infectious diseases.
Scientists have developed a new strategy for fighting infectious diseases. By blocking the entry of a parasite into the blood cells of mice, they have been able to prevent… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/cell-walls-can-bock-infections/

Monkey malaria infecting humans

Monkeys infected with malaria are providing a reservoir of the disease from which humans can be infected.
Monkeys infected with malaria are providing a reservoir of the disease from which humans can be infected. The malaria strain, called Plasmodium knowlesi, is the most recently… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/monkey-malaria-infecting-humans/

Leishmania parasites feed immune cells

Researchers using mice have shown how the Leishmania parasite, transmitted by sand flies, establishes infection.
Researchers using mice have shown how the Leishmania parasite, transmitted by sand flies, establishes infection. Leishmaniasis is a disfiguring and potentially fatal parasitic… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/leishmania-parasites-feed-immune-cells/

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