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Ohio University Scientists Search For A Way To Shut Down Coronavirus

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — In the race to defeat COVID-19, much of the focus has been on vaccines that stimulate the body’s immune system to prepare for an attack. But a research team at Ohio University is focused on another approach: Shut down the genetic machinery that allows the virus to replicate. The team is… Read More

Ohio Reports 1st Death From West Nile Virus For 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state has reported Ohio’s first death from the West Nile virus this year. The Department of Health said Wednesday the victim was a 74-year-old man from Defiance County in northwestern Ohio who had been hospitalized with encephalitis. The agency says 10 human cases of the virus have been reported statewide… Read More