Listen to the top stories in infectious diseases this week, including novel CRISPR-based diagnostics, clinical trial in tuberculosis and the latest CDC approvals for the flu vaccine.
A new study has revealed that serum IgA antibodies deliver a protective barrier against polymicrobial sepsis in mice, providing us with a further understanding of its role in host protection.
A Phase II trial has suggested potential for new Bacille Calmette–Guerin revaccination strategies in addition to hope for subunit vaccines against tuberculosis.
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.
New research shows that all-cause mortality is lower in children whose most recent immunization was the measles vaccine.
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.
A recently published study has concluded that yaws eradication will require more than a single round of mass drug treatment – as per the current WHO strategy – as researchers confirm the appearance of antibiotic-resistant strains.
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.