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Listen to our podcast rounding up the top news stories of the week, including the measles vaccine and the sexual transmission of Zika.
A new study has revealed that a promising antioxidant drug could prevent sexual transmission of the Zika virus, offering a potential role for the drug in preventing spread among humans.
In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
New research shows that all-cause mortality is lower in children whose most recent immunization was the measles vaccine.
With the microbiome becoming a much talked about topic in recent years, we spoke to Sergio Serrano-Villar, author of Future Microbiology’s top-read article of 2017 entitled: ‘How can the gut microbiota affect immune recovery in HIV infected individuals?’.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including the FDA approval of HIV drug Biktarvy and the discovery of a genetic predisposition to congenital Zika syndrome.
Oral vaccines are less immunogenic when given to infants in low-income countries, compared with high-income countries, limiting their potential public health impact and in this review the authors evaluate the factors that might contribute to this phenomenon.
A study of twins exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy reveals differential expression of 60 genes that could be responsible for the varying susceptibility infants have to Zika complications.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including a spreading drug resistance in malaria and new data on antimicrobial resistance.