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Scientists warn 'urgent' action needed as new Covid-like virus found in bats

Researchers have recently discovered a new virus in a Russian bat, similar to the coronavirus, which experts warn could infect humans, and could...

Shingles: 'Long-term' use of corticosteroids can trigger reactivation of chickenpox virus

Shingles causes a painful rash that follows the reactivation of the chickenpox virus – the varicella-zoster virus. The reactivation of this virus can...

China urges citizens not to touch foreigners over fears of fresh virus outbreak

China is urging its citizens to stay well away from foreigners after the first case of the monkeypox virus was recorded in the...

Virus warning: Cases of dangerous EV-D68 on the rise in the US — can paralyse children

First recorded in California back in 1962 — and originally considered rare — enterovirus D68 has seen an upswing in case numbers since...

Long Covid patients could face hair loss and greying – virus has ‘played havoc' with us

Hair loss has also been acknowledged by many as a side effect,Dr Mittal continued: “Covid has played havoc with our bodies, and our...

Covid origin mystery blown wide open as report claims virus may have leaked from US lab

The mystery behind the origin of Covid has been blown wide open once again after a major report has suggested the contagious virus...