Targeting norovirus ‘noxiousness’

Posted by on October 3, 2016 5:10 pm
Categories: health

Human noroviruses are the leading cause of viral gastroenteritis. Worldwide, about 200,000 children under age 5 die from norovirus infections every year. As of yet, no vaccines or antiviral agents have been licensed to treat the disease. Now researchers have determined the structural basis for norovirus “neutralization” by a human IgA antibody.

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