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 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.
New research shows that all-cause mortality is lower in children whose most recent immunization was the measles vaccine.
Oral vaccines are less immunogenic when given to infants in low-income countries, compared with high-income countries, limiting their potential public health impact and in this review the authors evaluate the factors that might contribute to this phenomenon.
New data analysis has suggested people born at the time of a flu pandemic are at higher risk of contracting infection during a later outbreak.
In this Editorial from Future Virology the authors discuss maternal immunization as a strategy for preventing neonatal HSV infection.
Scientists have analyzed trends on Twitter and Google in order to devise a mathematical theory that could help predict tipping points in vaccine scares.
A newly-developed single-dose cholera vaccine has shown promise in clinical trials, suggesting it could provide faster protection and control outbreaks more rapidly than the standard regimen.
Researchers have investigated the safety and virologic effect of an HIV booster vaccine in infected individuals on antiretroviral therapy during acute or early infection. Although no beneficial effects were determined, the study provides much needed insights for future efforts.