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25 November 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to spread, with the WHO reporting that it has caused 5,420 deaths, although deaths and cases of infection are likely to have been under-reported. The disease continues to be transmitted in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Earlier in the month, we spoke to Society member Professor Ian Goodfellow, who is soon to travel to Sierra Leone to work with Public Health England (PHE) to increase diagnostic capacities in the country where many areas lack access to treatment facilities or laboratories.
18 November 2014
Today, the Society launched ‘The Small World Initiative’ in the UK and Ireland, a project that will give the general public, students and educators the opportunity to work with scientists as part of a global initiative to discover new antibiotics.
24 November 2014
New York’s Central Park is huge. This iconic rectangle of greenery, 2.5 miles long and 0.5 miles wide, receives 40 million human visitors annually and is home to hundreds of species of animals and insects, and over 25,000 trees. But what of the world beneath the soil? How many microbes are living beneath the different environments […]
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