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Queensland records one new virus case – Yass Tribune

A young consular staff member who tested positive to coronavirus in Queensland was infectious on a domestic flight after returning from overseas. The man, who…

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A young consular staff member who tested positive to coronavirus in Queensland was infectious on a domestic flight after returning from overseas.
The man, who is in quarantine, was the state’s only confirmed case on Sunday from more than 13,700 tests over 24 hours.
He flew into Maroochydore from Sydney on Friday on Jetstar flight JQ790.
Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young said the man, in his 20s, was infectious on the flight and health authorities are tracing people who sat near him.
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Study: Inhibition of TLK protein stimulates the innate immune system – News-Medical.Net

Tousled-like kinases (TLKs) are a potential therapeutic target for cancer treatment due to their central role in DNA repair and replication.

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Tousled-like kinases (TLKs) are a potential therapeutic target for cancer treatment due to their central role in DNA repair and replication.
The latest work by IRB Barcelona’s Genomic Instability and Cancer Laboratory, led by Travis H. Stracker, concludes that TLK inhibition activates the innate immune system, a very important factor in the response to cancer.
We believe the TLKs are promising targets for cancer therapy and want to understand more about how they work and how cells respond to t…

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British BAME groups face ‘greater barriers’ than white people in avoiding Covid-19 – The Guardian

Runnymead Trust finds employment, reliance on public transport and crowded households all risk factors

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People from black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds in Britain are more likely to be over-exposed to and under-protected from the coronavirus, according to a report by a race equality thinktank.
The Runnymede Trust found that people from BAME backgrounds faced greater barriers in shielding from Covid-19, with employment, public transport, and multigenerational and overcrowded households all risk factors.
Those from BAME backgrounds are over-represented in Covid-19 diagnosis, severe …

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CDC expects 2020 outbreak of life-threatening AFM in children – ABC News

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a call to action to warn of a potential outbreak between the end of this summer and winter of a rare, but potentially lethal disease that affects young children, where seeking medical attention right away could make all the difference.
Acute flaccid myelitis “is a medical emergency that requires immediate recognition and care,” urged CDC director Robert Redfield, on a conference call with the media Tuesday.
AFM is a rare, rapid onset neurol…

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