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Virology is the study of viruses and virus-like agents: their structure, classification and evolution, their ways to infect and exploit cells for virus reproduction, the diseases they cause, the techniques to isolate and culture them, and their use in research and therapy.
Gaining new insights into bacterial pneumonia

Gaining new insights into bacterial pneumonia

Study finds that cannabidiol induces the expression of heme oxygenase 1 in skin cells

Study finds that cannabidiol induces the expression of heme oxygenase 1 in skin cells

Study: Early travel restrictions have significantly limited the spread of COVID-19 virus

Study: Early travel restrictions have significantly limited the spread of COVID-19 virus

Scientists develop lab-grown lung model to study SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists develop lab-grown lung model to study SARS-CoV-2 infection

Scientists identify molecular mechanisms of IFN responses in COVID-19 disease

Scientists identify molecular mechanisms of IFN responses in COVID-19 disease

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 can survive on common surfaces for long periods of time

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 can survive on common surfaces for long periods of time

Study shows removal of specific gene makes poxviruses harmless

Study shows removal of specific gene makes poxviruses harmless

Combined point-of-care nucleic acid and antibody test can speed up COVID-19 detection

Combined point-of-care nucleic acid and antibody test can speed up COVID-19 detection

Study shows neutralizing antibodies can protect against SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study shows neutralizing antibodies can protect against SARS-CoV-2 virus

Researchers to launch clinical trials to test potential COVID-19 drug

Researchers to launch clinical trials to test potential COVID-19 drug

Scientists document communication pathways in SARS-CoV-2 infected human cells

Scientists document communication pathways in SARS-CoV-2 infected human cells

Study reveals a mechanism for lower-quality immune response in patients with severe COVID-19

Study reveals a mechanism for lower-quality immune response in patients with severe COVID-19

Novel gene editing approach removes latent herpes simplex virus 1

Novel gene editing approach removes latent herpes simplex virus 1

Researchers show efficacy of phage cocktail therapy on wound infections

Researchers show efficacy of phage cocktail therapy on wound infections

Study may lead to new therapeutic approaches against coronaviruses

Study may lead to new therapeutic approaches against coronaviruses

Multiomics analysis reveals multiple characteristics of HIV-1-producing cells in vivo

Multiomics analysis reveals multiple characteristics of HIV-1-producing cells in vivo

Scientists discover evolutionary lineage of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Scientists discover evolutionary lineage of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Experimental mRNA-based vaccine protects animals against SARS-CoV-2

Experimental mRNA-based vaccine protects animals against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Hybrid virus infects cells, interacts with antibodies just like COVID-19 virus

Hybrid virus infects cells, interacts with antibodies just like COVID-19 virus