Pan-filovirus T-cell vaccine protects mice from Ebola and Marburg

Vaccines that induce protective T-cell responses could protect against members across the filovirus family, according to a study published February 28 in the open-access journal PLOS Pathogens by Tomáš Hanke of the University of Oxford, Bette Korber of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and colleagues. Developing an effective vaccine against filovirus outbreaks is an important public health aim. Vaccine candidates […]

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Sensational discovery brings us closer to a universal flu vaccine a step

It will soon no flu more diseases? In future there will be a universal vaccine against influenza? A group of international scientists has made a discovery that could allow for the development of a universal flu vaccine. The annual vaccinations could be an effective long-term protection, vaccination replaced. The physicians at the University of Melbourne have discovered in their recent […]

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Scientists have learned how public transportation affects the spread of influenza and SARS

Although the connection of colds, with regular travel by public transport is widely acknowledged, the scientific evidence as they affect the spread of airborne infections, were never presented. A new study by the London underground, published in Environmental Health, confirmed the existence of this connection. This will contribute to the justification of measures to control the spread of infectious diseases. […]

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Enough German to get vaccinated: For whom the Flu is important

Experts advise on vaccination against influenza. This year, a quadrivalent vaccine is available. FOCUS Online explains for whom the flu is dangerous and who should therefore necessarily vaccinate. A lot of little people in Germany get vaccinated. Especially high-risk groups such as Pregnant women or old people often underestimate the importance of a flu vaccination is for you. In the […]

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