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Posted 16 August 2017
Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Students from the University of Birmingham are doubling their efforts to deliver CPR training to festival-goers this summer – teaching people life-saving techniques at both V festival sites.