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Researchers have discovered the first concrete evidence of animal to human transmission, a correlation that could have strong implications in finding a cure, or at least a vaccine, for MERS coronavirus in humans.
A Multi-site study confirms that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), previously documented in two separate research papers to be associated with the XMRV and pMLV viruses, respectively, has no connection with either disease-causing virus.
A previously unknown virus has killed three recent transplant recipients who had a common Australian donor. All three patients, women aged 63, 64 and 44, had developed encephalitis, a swelling of the brain.
- The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
- A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.