In Uzbekistan, the authorities fear the influence of the Taliban

Par Emmanuel Grynszpan Posted today at 11:07 a.m. Reserved for our subscribers ReportageAfter loosening control over religious practice, hoping to strengthen its popularity, Uzbek President Chavkat Mirziyoyev is taking a new turn in the face of the Afghan example. 250 km north of Afghanistan, the fabulous city of Samarkand, in Uzbekistan, offers visitors the touristy … Read more

Scientists identify mechanism that may influence infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 variants

Journal Reference: Liping Zhang, Matthew Mann, Zulfeqhar A. Syed, Hayley M. Reynolds, E. Tian, Nadine L. Samara, Darryl C. Zeldin, Lawrence A. Tabak, Kelly G. Ten Hagen. Furin cleavage of the SARS-CoV-2 spike is modulated by O-glycosylation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (47): e2109905118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2109905118 Since the coronavirus pandemic began … Read more