July 14, 2020
Scientists say they are a step closer to developing a drug to kill the trypanosome parasite that causes human African trypanosomiasis, otherwise known as sleeping sickness, paving the way for a potential cure.
July 6, 2020
The European Commission has granted Marketing Authorisation to Janssen for a new Ebola vaccine, developed in partnership with the University of Oxford.
May 14, 2020
The parasite that causes malaria has its own internal clock, explaining the disease’s rhythmic fevers and opening new pathways for therapeutics.
April 22, 2020
Researchers uncover mechanisms of protective antibody response during deadly Marburg virus infection
A detailed study of the monoclonal antibodies from a person who survived a Marburg infection led researchers to identify novel mechanisms that contribute protection against the disease
February 26, 2020
Two Cummings School researchers studying schistosomiasis find molecules that may hold the key to a cure
January 14, 2020
The severity of Zika virus-related deformations in babies has been shown to be affected by environmental factors such as maternal nutrition.
January 7, 2020
esearchers from The University of Western Australia have taken the first step towards understanding whether it may be possible for breastfeeding mothers to naturally vaccinate their babies against malaria
December 17, 2019
New findings published today in Nature Communications show that the Zika virus epidemic in Latin America likely suppressed the incidence of dengue in subsequent years to aberrantly low levels. Then, dengue came roaring back.