The exact mechanism(s) linking fetal Zika infection and congenital microcephaly remains unclear, however, an international team of researchers have now identified a possible role for unfolded protein responses in this process.
Scientists have analyzed trends on Twitter and Google in order to devise a mathematical theory that could help predict tipping points in vaccine scares.
A newly-developed single-dose cholera vaccine has shown promise in clinical trials, suggesting it could provide faster protection and control outbreaks more rapidly than the standard regimen.
All epidemically successful HIV groups started to spread in early 20th century, this perspective piece looks into the factors that enabled adaptation of SIV to be sexually transmitted among humans.
In this study the authors assess the burden of illness, impacts and costs associated with surgical site infections, concluding that SSIs impart a broad and significant impact on both patients and their families.
This study looks at Candida tropicalis, evaluating if radiation used in radiotherapy can cause changes in the virulence potential.