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Chemical offers new hope of finding treatments for neglected tropical diseases

Scientists say they are a step closer to developing a drug to kill the trypanosome parasite that causes human African trypanosomiasis, otherwise known as sleeping sickness, paving the way for a potential cure. The University of York researchers deciphered the mechanism by which the compound, known as AB1 works.  AB1 was identified by researchers at… Read More »

New Jersey AG opens probe of nursing home deaths after finding 17 bodies in facility hit by coronavirus

New Jersey has opened an investigation into nursing home deaths across the state after officials discovered 17 bodies piled into a makeshift morgue and more than 100 residents infected with Covid-19 at a long-term care facility, state officials said Thursday. Gov. Phil Murphy said he was “outraged” that staff at the Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center in… Read More »

Finding ways to forge through the COVID-19 pandemic

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As the coronoavirus pandemic spreads and hunkered-down Americans wonder when and how they’ll get back on the job, a Harvard epidemiologist… Read More »