Tag Archives: Hope

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 »

Coronavirus mutation hope

COVID-19 does not appear to mutate as quickly as the flu in what Australia’s national science research officials say is an encouraging sign for vaccine developers. Researchers at the CSIRO are part of a joint global effort to build a vaccine for the virus. CSIRO director of the health and biosecurity business unit, Rob Grenfell,… Read More »