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.
Learn more about the top news stories of the week in our round-up, including new guidance for drug-resistant infections and a Phase I trials for a MERS treatment.
In this World AIDS Day interview we speak to Richard Koup, who was recently an author on a study reporting a trispecific antibody able to target 99% of HIV strains.
Researchers have designed potent peptide fusion inhibitors that can neutralize a broad range of influenza viruses and could present a promising avenue for future therapeutics.
Researchers have discovered that antibodies taken from dengue virus infected individuals are effective in treating Zika infection – a closely related flavivirus – in rodents.
A novel trispecific antibody has been developed by researchers from the NIH and Sanofi, demonstrating effectiveness against of 99% of HIV strains and protective immunity in non-human primates.
A new test to detect Zika infection has been labelled the ‘best-to-date’ in differentiating Zika from related viruses, and could become a simple and low-cost solution for detecting the infection.