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Ranibizumab Biosimilar Shows Equivalent Efficacy to Branded Drug for Neovascular AMD

In a phase 3 study, the ranibizumab biosimilar SB11 demonstrated equivalent efficacy and similar safety and immunogenicity profiles compared with ranibizumab for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD).
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2018 anthrax outbreak in Uganda tied to infected cow meat, study finds

On April 18, 2018, 7 suspected human anthrax cases were reported from the Kween District Health Office in Kween District, Uganda. Ugandan researchers from the Uganda Public Health Fellowship Program, Kampala, Uganda, have now published their findings on the outbreak’s source in the latest issue of the CDC’s (Centre for Disease Prevention and Control) Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Dementia UK

We have asked relevant organisations around the UK to support the Covid-19: Are You OK? campaign. Dementia UK, which provides specialist dementia support for families through the Admiral Nurse service, has become the latest charity to support the campaign through the following statement: Dementia UK…

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Medacs Healthcare

We have asked employers around the UK to make a pledge to support the Covid-19: Are You OK? campaign. Health and social care staffing agency Medacs Healthcare has made that pledge: Medacs Healthcare supports the principles of the Nursing Times Covid-19: Are You OK?  campaign.…

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Study exposes human olfactory and brain cells as genuine viral targets of SARS-CoV-2

In a study published in the iScience journal, a research group from Switzerland shows that the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) receptors and entry genes are expressed in the human olfactory neuroepithelial cells and brain by observing key molecular players implicated in the infectious process

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Prestigious award recognises contribution of BAME nurses during Covid-19

A nurse leader and diversity champion has accepted a prestigious award on behalf of all NHS Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) nurses and midwives for their response in the coronavirus pandemic. The Baton Awards celebrates female trailblazers from diverse racial groups and this year…

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