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Tag Archives: Vaccines
Chagas disease, caused by Trypanosoma cruzi and transmitted by insects in Latin America is among the most common tropical diseases, and so far without effective vaccine. A new study published in PLOS Pathogens shows that a candidate vaccine can induce … Continue reading
Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and causes Chikungunya fever. CHIKV occurs in the tropical and subtropical parts of the world. Regions where it has already caused epidemics include Africa, territories around the Indian Ocean, Southeast Asia, and … Continue reading
Research on morbillivirus infections has led to exciting developments in recent years. Continue reading
Oncolytic viruses are natural or genetically modified viral species that selectively infect and kill cancer cells. Continue reading
A theoretical basis why artificial virus-like particles (VPLs) with a high density of envelope spikes might make a safe and efecting prophylactic vaccine against HIV. Continue reading
7 things you should know about Ebola virus Continue reading
Should we wait longer before destroying the last remaining stock of smallpox virus? Continue reading
In a discussion on Twitter earlier this week I made an off the cuff remark which turned out to be unexpectedly telling. Continue reading