Monthly Archives: July 2017

Art Goes Viral

Published on: Author: the CVR science blog editors

CVR PhD student,¬†Stephanie Cumberworth (@S_Cumberworth) – who works in the Kohl lab investigating Zika virus – tells us all about the not-for-profit virus-themed colouring book produced recently by the CVR. Find out where the idea came from & how we made it, what we’ve done with it so far and what we’re going to do… Continue reading

Our gut microbes and parasites are protecting us against viral lung infections

Published on: Author: the CVR science blog editors

Before we reach our third birthday, nearly everybody in the world will have been infected by a virus called respiratory syncytial virus or RSV but most people haven’t even heard of it. While usually symptomless, a minority (2%) of cases in infants ¬†and newborn babies are associated with severe disease. One paper recently even tried… Continue reading