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Feb, 2020

New publications from EPIICAL Consortium

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Just published – data on T & B cell memory and T cell function in early-treated children in the Journal of Immunology and AIDS. Antiretroviral treatment (if started at an early stage) is able to reduce the amount of HIV virus in a child’s body. EPIICAL is studying the characteristics of the immune response and the amount of HIV virus, in children with HIV who are treated at an early stage. This is to outline treatment strategies to help find a cure for HIV. Congratulations to all the authors!

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13

Feb, 2020

ZIKAction at 3rd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes related infections

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ZIKAction Consortium will be presenting preliminary results of its vertical transmission study at the 3rd International Conference on Zika Virus and Aedes related infections that will be held in Washington DC, USA, from 13th to 16th February 2020. The conference aims to bring together physicians, public health practitioners and researchers to address challenges that Zika and Aedes related infections pose around the globe and try to fill knowledge gaps that still remain, despite many published papers. Details of the ZIKAction presentations taking place at the conference are shown below.   […]

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11

Feb, 2020

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

 

Today marks the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Why is it important to celebrate this day? Because full and equal access to and participation in science for women and girls has not been yet achieved: according to UNESCO, less than 30% of scientific and technological researchers are women. We want to celebrate this International day through the words of Anna: “I’m Anna, I’m 22 years old. I was born with HIV. I have to deal with this infection since the day I was born, and only after many years […]

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24

Jan, 2020

International Day of Education

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Today marks the second ever ‘International Day of Education’. The UNESCO led initiative is a celebration of the importance of education, its power to transform lives and communities, and its central role to the well-being of people and the planet.

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