New study in mouse models suggests immune adaptation in pregnancy reduces the antiviral response allowing the influenza virus to mutate to more virulent strains and causing more severe infections.
Browsing: Viral > Influenza
The first study to investigate attitudes to the child flu vaccine in the UK has reported that concerns around the vaccines safety, efficiency and side effects may be reducing uptake.
We at Infectious Diseases Hub recently spoke to Peter Openshaw, Professor of Experimental Medicine at Imperial College London (UK), about his research into respiratory viruses and the challenges currently facing science policy and funding.
A new meta-analysis has presented findings reporting that regular vitamin D supplementation could drastically lower the risk of acute respiratory infections.
The authors of this editorial look back over the work that has been conducted towards developing a universal vaccine for influenza.