EXCLUSIVE: NBA-NBA viewership in China nearing pre-ban levels: source

LOS ANGELES, Dec 8 (Reuters) – Basketball fans in China are watching NBA games at levels close to what they were before Chinese state broadcaster CCTV took the league off the air for 18 months after from a break in 2019, a source familiar with the league audience. data told Reuters. Viewership increased 80% in …

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Alberta pediatric doctors advocate for a proactive approach to reduce viral transmission in young people

According to the pediatric section of the Alberta Medical Association (AMA), the province currently has the highest pediatric influenza activity in the country and they expect a solution to reduce those numbers is imminent. Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV, is wreaking havoc among children in Canada with levels that are “higher than average.” …

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Research explores cell receptors for bat viruses to understand the emergence of zoonotic diseases

New research shows that the bat virus’s closest relatives of the human Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus efficiently bind to bat ACE2 receptors as an entry point into these cells. These receptors have some similarities to the ACE2 receptors on human cells. However, at present this coronavirus, called NeoCoV, and a similar virus, PDF-2180, …

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Scientists Develop New Receptor “Decoy” Drug That Potently Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Variants

Scientists at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have developed a drug that potently neutralizes SARS-CoV-2, the COVID-19 coronavirus, and is equally effective against the Omicron variant and any other variant tested. The drug is designed in such a way that natural selection to maintain the infectivity of the virus should also maintain the drug’s activity against …

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Study reveals biological mechanism to explain why respiratory viruses increase in colder seasons

Researchers at Mass Eye and Ear and Northeastern University have discovered a previously unidentified immune response inside the nose that fights viruses responsible for upper respiratory tract infections. Further testing revealed that this protective response is inhibited in colder temperatures, making infection more likely to occur. The new study, published December 6 in The Journal …

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Researchers explore the correlation between the dynamic pattern of SARS-CoV-2 clearance and viral load

In a recent article published in Nature Reviews Microbiologythe researchers sought to establish an association between severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral load, indicating its ribonucleic acid (RNA) levels, and the presence of infectious virions. Study: SARS-CoV-2 viral load and clearance kinetics. Image Credit: CROCODILE/Shutterstock In addition, they examined the host and other …

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China: Covid curbs to be relaxed across the country

BEIJING: China announced a nationwide relaxation of coronavirus restrictions on Wednesday following protests against it that turned into calls for greater political freedoms. Anger over the East Asian country’s “zero-Covid” policy, which has involved mass lockdowns, constant testing and quarantines even for people who are not infected, has fueled an unrest not seen since the …

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Reshaping Inbound Tourism, Hospitality News, ET HospitalityWorld

In a recent statement, the Tourism Minister had announced the target of 15 million foreign tourist arrivals by 2024. Domestic travel had fueled India’s post-Covid renaissance in tourism so well, that inbound tourism had been in regression for some time. to the background. In any case, it was not yet the right time to focus …

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