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One vaccine to beat COVID, Sars, Mers and common cold – possible?

PhotobyTawat/Shutterstock Sheena Cruickshank, University of Manchester SARS-CoV-2 – the virus that causes COVID-19 – belongs to the family of betacoronaviruses that cause everything from the common cold to Mers (which kills about one in three people infected). Despite causing a wide range of symptoms, these viruses all share similarities. If they’re similar enough, could one… Read More »

‘Dad, my legs are numb, I’m going to be in a wheelchair’ – how brave teen given 10pc chance of walking again beat the odds

It was understood their beloved daughter Tammy had a minimal chance of walking again. Their world was turned upside down. In their eyes, in the wake of a terrifying fall and devastating injuries, the home they created in Ballinahown, near Athlone in Co Westmeath, wouldn’t cut it for her anymore. They believed a new house… Read More »