Medical research

We need a staph vaccine: Here's why we don't have one

Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is an extremely common bacterial infection; about 30% of people have colonies of SA living in their nose. SA is often harmless, but it is also a leading cause of hospital-acquired and community-associated ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine to prevent a dangerous tropical disease receives approval

The chikungunya virus is widespread in tropical regions, where it is spread to humans by mosquitoes of the genus Aedes. Chikungunya is characterized by high fever, headache, muscle and joint pain, rash, and sometimes diarrhea. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Trivalent vaccine candidate fights measles, mumps, SARS-CoV-2

Altered measles and mumps viruses could be used as a platform to create a trivalent COVID-19 vaccine that triggers immunity to multiple variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, new research in animals suggests.

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