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‘COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST KITS AVAILABLE SOON ‘, SAYS PROFESSOR SHARON PEACOCK, EX-ANTIBIOTIC RESEARCH UK TRUSTEE

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Professor Sharon Peacock is a world-renowned expert in tracking bacterial antibiotic resistance genes using molecular techniques (1). She reported to the UK Parliament last week that a finger prick test kit for anti-COVID-19 antibodies will soon be available. Sharon, who was a Trustee of Antibiotic Research UK until she resigned last year to take up the role of Director of …

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COMMUTERS CONTINUE TO TAKE THE HIGHWAY TO HELL

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Stronger restrictions by the UK Government are being ignored. This risks the lives of thousands across the country – and particularly in London. The fourth of a series of opinion pieces by Professor Colin Garner DSc on commuting during coronavirus in the UK. On the 23 March 2020 the UK Government announced that the police now have powers to enforce …

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HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND THOSE AROUND YOU FROM CORONAVIRUS

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I will be writing a regular blog about the pandemic which will give my personal views. These are not the official view of our charity. Antibiotic Research UK is focussed on drug-resistant bacterial infections. Sadly, these can be a consequence of viral infections such as coronavirus (COVID-19). I have given some of the background in a previous blog post. Government …

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TEST, TEST, TEST SAYS THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION AND PROFESSOR COLIN GARNER OF ANTIBIOTIC RESEARCH UK

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Notice the difference? Can you spot who in the COVID-19 group is infected and who is not? You can’t – and that’s the problem. Coronavirus testing You can only find out who has and who has had a COVID-19 infection by testing their blood either for the virus or for antibodies against the virus. The UK is, according to government …

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Antibiotic Research UK, coronavirus (COVID-19), bacterial infection and antibiotic resistance

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We are just at the beginning of what might become one of the world’s biggest viral pandemic ever seen. Every day that goes by we are hearing more and more about the impact of this flu pandemic. Why is it happening? Will it go away? How many people will die? Will I get infected? How can I protect myself and …