A novel study conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School (MA, USA) has identified how the maternal gut microbiome could protect their newborn children from E. coli infection.
The Director-General of the WHO has declared the outbreak of a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which originated in Wuhan, China, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
Administering the BCG vaccine intravenously, as opposed to intradermally, could improve the efficacy of the immunization according to new research in macaque models.
The first strain of flu we encounter during childhood could impact our immune responses to future infections, according to new research.
A team from the University of California, San Diego have created a new CRISPR editing system that can effectively target antibiotic resistance genes. The system is based on a positive feedback loop and has numerous potential applications, such as treating chronic bacterial infections.
Researchers have discovered an association between the spread of HIV and quantity of extracellular vesicles from lactobacilli, suggesting a protective mechanism to inhibit the spread of HIV infection.
Using animal models, researchers have discovered that antibodies can be coaxed into proliferating and targeting HIV.
New estimates from the WHO and the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reveal that in 2018, more than 140,000 individuals died from measles worldwide, with most deaths seen in the poorest countries and among infants.
The WHO has published 2019’s World Malaria Report, providing an update on global trends and highlighting pregnant women and children as particularly at-risk groups.
Researchers have uncovered a novel mechanism utilized by group A streptococcus that allows it to evade detection by the immune system in infected mice, providing insight for the development of effective countermeasures against this pathogen.