A team of researchers presented the first large-scale evidence that releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes reduced dengue infections by >70% in high-risk populations.
A study published today in the Journal of the America Medical Informatics Association has demonstrated that a new digital sepsis monitoring system implemented in three Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (London, UK) hospitals lowered the odds of death from sepsis by 24%.
The US FDA has approved cefiderocol (Fetroja), a siderophore cephalosporin that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. Fetroja is the first approved antibiotic that functions as a siderophore.
The CDC has released an updated report outlining the burden of antimicrobial resistance in the USA and the greatest threats that face this country.
A team including University of Maryland and University of Texas Medical Branch researchers have found that two bacterial strains interact to cause a severe flesh-eating infection, highlighting the need to consider variant strains of a single species when administering antibiotics.
Research published today in Infection and Immunity suggests a novel vaccine for Staphylococcus aureus may be on the horizon, with the candidate protecting 80% of immunized mice.
There can only be one winner! We are delighted to announce Sarahí Rodríguez-Cruz from the Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN (Mexico City, Mexico) as the winner of the 2019 Infectious Images Photography Competition!
Scientists discovered than an enzyme called lysostaphin is able to specifically target and kill the MRSA pathogen, suggesting it could hold potential as a new treatment option.
A team of researchers have demonstrated for the first time that measles can wipe out an individual’s immune system memory resulting in vulnerability to infections they were once immune to.
A clinical trial conducted in sub-Saharan African countries over 3 years, has revealed a candidate vaccine for tackling tuberculosis. The candidate vaccine, M72/AS01E, was reported to be 54% effective at preventing active pulmonary tuberculosis disease.