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Guillain–Barré syndrome in low-income and middle-income countries: challenges and prospects

Nowshin Papri et al. - Nature Reviews Neurology, March 1, 2021

In this review, the authors report that Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is an under-reported disease in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). They highlight the most important knowledge gaps and provide suggestions and recommendations for future research.

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Research Focus

NEURO-ZIKA: Neurological Manifestations of Zika

Defining the spectrum of neurological diseases associated with Zika virus (ZIKV) infection, in both the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS) of adults and children.Read more

WEAR: Wearable Aedes Repellent Technologies

To protect pregnant women, novel, wash-in detergent formulations and long-lasting plastic technologies containing repellents for the treatment of clothing and other wearable repellent technologies are being developed using new microencapsulation techniques. Read more

Investigating Vaccines in Antibody Dependent Enhancement

Identifying the major T-cell epitopes and cross reactive B-cell epitopes on ZIKV and assessing the role of flavivirus antibodies in protective and pathogenic immunity following ZIKV through antibody dependent enhancement (ADE). Read more