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Study finds RSV may evade vaccines via rapid mutation

March 13, 2023

For most people, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is about as dangerous as the common cold. But for children younger than 6 months old, and for people whose immune defenses have been weakened by age, disease, chemotherapy or transplantation, RSV can be fatal.

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Global study tracks brain infection in people with HIV

March 02, 2023

Cryptococcal meningitis, or CM, is a potentially fatal fungal infection of the brain and spinal fluid. It can develop after breathing in the spores of Cryptococcus fungi, which are found around the world. The infection is seen most often in people who are immunocompromised.

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