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  1. Flu breakthrough sows vital seeds for future

    Posted Jun 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... diseases. Largely thanks to their work, our city's bio-defences have been if not impregnable, at least highly effective. Their latest breakthrough comes with identifying a novel vulnerability ... of innovation and scientific excellence in this important medical field. For example, HKU scientists and doctors were the first in the world to identify the coronavirus as the causative agent of Sars. ...

  2. HKU finds new drug and route to fight flu

    Posted May 31st 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... hope of a new defence against pandemics. The research findings, published in the international science journal Nature Biotechnology today, identifies a 'novel drug target' for killing ... have very effective drugs to fight against, such as parainfluenza and Sars coronaviruses.' After the team's effort to develop drugs against the Sars coronavirus in 2004 and 2005, ...



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