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Newly discovered properties of Omicron contribute to its control

Omicron has undergone an evolutionary leap compared to previous variants of the virus: it replicates more in the nose and less in the bronchial tubes. This is shown by a study conducted by the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) and the University of Bern, in collaboration with the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) in Germany. 

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African swine fever:  host factors affect progression of the disease

These very important results have just been published and will contribute eventually to vaccine development.

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Improved COVID-19 vector vaccine candidate

In a recent publication, scientists at the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) and the University of Bern report on a Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV)-vectored COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

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Rabies

Rabies in Switzerland: a daily battle. If a case of rabies is suspected, prompt action is vital to protect potentially exposed humans against this deadly zoonosis.

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Blog - Young researchers from the IVI

Nathan Leborgne : « The targets involved in neutrophil cell survival or inflammation may enable us in the long term to treat diseases such as atherosclerosis or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ».

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Vaccination

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Diagnostics

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