Experimental coronavirus vaccine to be tested in April

An experimental coronavirus vaccine will be tested on humans in April 2020,    Axios  reported quoting The Wall Street Journal. The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and drugmaker Moderna have developed mRNA-1273 vaccince. Moreover, the producers claim that the vaccine is ready for tests. The vaccine will be tested on 20–25 healthy volunteers in April,…

Unknown ancient viruses discovered in glaciers

Ancient viruses have been discovered in a Chinese glacier. There is a risk that climate change, due to which the glaciers are melting, could release previously unknown infectious agents into the environment, scientists said. According to Science Alert, scientists drilled a 50-meter well in a Tibetan glacier and extracted two ice cores. They identified 33…

Why should you eat walnuts every day?

Walnuts contribute to the reproduction of bacteria beneficial for the intestines, MedicalXpress reported referring to scientists from the University of Pennsylvania. The scientists conducted a study with 42 volunteers with overweight. Before the start of the experiment, all of them followed the so-called American diet for two weeks – they ate a lot of fats and…