Researchers have successfully used monoclonal antibodies to protect animal models from Candida infections for the first time, demonstrating their potential for treating this fungal disease.
More focus should be put on determining if pathogens are resistant or resilient to antibiotics, according to a new study. This distinction could allow for improved, personalized treatment and help to preserve current antibiotics.
Ebola case numbers reach 426 in the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, making this the second largest ever seen for the virus.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology paper as we ask the authors about the challenges in treating respiratory tract infections and how nanomedicines could help.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Prof. Mohamed El Zowalaty about the challenges facing the field of arboviruses, from climate change to urbanization, both in South Africa and across the world.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Darrell Tan about the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, PrEP failure and what research is needed in the field.