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  • Researchers have used cryo-electron microscopy to observe tiny structures created by foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV). Biologists from the University of Leeds in collaboration with colleagues at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research, observed the interaction between components of the virus in test tube experiments under bio-secure conditions. High-resolution images revealed the formation of […]
  • In a study of infectious bronchitis virus (IBV), published in Viruses, researchers at The Pirbright Institute found that replication of coronavirus genetic material (RNA) in host cells happens in a separate membrane-bound compartment within the cell. These compartments are likely to provide a way to protect the RNA from being recognised by the cell’s natural […]
  • The meeting will update on the situation around African Swine Fever, presenting the objectives and results already obtained through the VACDIVA project and will include different presentations and discussions on three main topics: effective and safe vaccines against African swine fever in wild boar and domestic pigs; DIVA tests to accompany vaccine candidates; African swine […]