The Latest news In Infection or Microbiology will be posted here….
27th September 2017: UK ‘eliminates measles’ for first time.
16th September 2017: Every childhood vaccine in a single jab.
28th August 2017: Probiotic study.
11th August 2017: Improving treatment for infectious diseases.
29th July 2017: The end of the antibiotic course?
12th July 2017: Shingles and Heart Attacks.
24th June 2017: New antibiotic for drug-resistant TB.
9th June 2017: Tackling infectious disease through proteins.
24th May 2017: Combating Influenza.
2nd May 2017: Gene editing for HIV.
19th April 2017: Phages to combat ‘superbugs’
3rd April 2017: Lung probe to prevent the unnecessary use of antibiotics.
15th March 2017: Cross-species virus transmission.
28th February 2017: WHO superbug list.
24th February 2017: Genetic mutations and antibiotic resistance.
11th February 2017: Possible MRSA solution.
27th January 2017: Gene stops bacteria mutating.
5th January 2017: Malaria vaccine ‘milestone’.
16th December 2016: Smartphone test for antimicrobial resistance.
7th December 2016: Carbapenem Resistance
26th November 2016: New viruses.
8th November 2016: Bat flu.
26th October 2016: C. Difficile risk.
19th October 2016: Devil Milk!
5th October 2016: Acellular Pertussis Vaccine.
21st September 2016: Drug-resistant infections.
16th September 2016: Slow healing wounds.
3rd September 2016: Europe’s largest biomedical lab opens.
22nd August 2016: Polio-free Africa?
12th August 2016: McDonalds urged to ban antibiotics!
23rd July 2016: Chickens could protect against malaria!
9th July 2016: Programmable RNA vaccines.
5th July 2016: Fungal infection.
29th June 2016: Microbe monitoring.
17th June 2016: Yellow fever vaccine problem.
8th June 2016: Legionnaires’ disease incidence quadruples in US.
31st May 2016: A more precise influenza vaccine?
24th May 2016: Triclosan can disrupt needed gut bacteria.
11th May 2016: Zika virus ‘shrinks brains’ in tests.
27th April 2016: “Virus can cause brain damage in babies”
15th April 2016: Malaria resistance ‘unable to spread’.
2nd April 2016: Disease diagnosis in 30 minutes!
23rd March 2016: Dangerous disease risk prediction.
11th March 2016: Treatment for Legionnaires’ Disease?
29th February 2016: Zika, Ebola, – What next?
10th February 2016: Armpit bacteria.
25th January 2016: Zika virus update.
15th January 2016: Pediatric vaccines reduce bacterial meningitis in adults.
5th January 2016: Asthma linked to increased risk of shingles.
22nd December 2015: Colistin resistance in the UK.
16th December 2015: Flu vaccine strategy.
29th November 2015: Grant for antibacterial strategy.
18th November 2015: New antibiotics funding urged.
9th November 2015: Sleeping Sickness study claims success.
26th October 2015: Rapid tests ‘would cut antibiotic use’.
20th October 2015: Dried blood spots for HCV detection.
12th October 2015: A mathematical method to reduce antibiotic-resistant bacteria?
1st October 2015: The key to stopping asthma?
23rd September 2015: Our ‘microbial clouds’!
10th September 2015: Modelling bug spread in hospitals.
1st September 2015: Cryptococcus research advances.
21st August 2015: Better understanding of the immune system.
13th August 2015: Hospital cleaning.
6th August 2015: Malaria vaccine.
25th July 2015: TB treatment possibility.
1st July 2015: Non-antibiotic treatments for UTIs.
17th June 2015: Natural Flu Protection.
8th June 2015: Test unravels history of infection.
29th May 2015: New chip test for antibiotic-resistant bacteria
21st May 2015: The perils of contact lenses!
11th May 2015: Drug-resistant typhoid.
7th May 2015: Fighting fire with fire!
27th April 2015: C.Diff infection prevention in hospitals.
17th April 2015: Can humans get norovirus from their dogs?
7th April 2015: UK Government ‘health warning’.
26th March 2015: Current concepts in MRSA.
20th March 2015: Rapid blood test to ‘cut antibiotic use’.
16th March 2015: Meningitis W
3rd March 2015: Measles shock!
19th February 2015: Using viruses to attack bacteria!
8th February 2015: Flu vaccine problem.
25th January 2015: Travellers spreading super-bugs!
16th January 2015: Potential “knock-out punch” for flu!
9th January 2015: New “game changing” antibiotics?
2nd January 2015: Whooping cough evolving fast!
23rd December 2014: Are malaria parasites hiding?
17th December 2014: Unnecessary antibiotics study
17th November 2014: H5N8 Bird Flu in Europe
14th November 2014: Predicting the spread of disease?
6th November 2014: Replacement for antibiotics?
4th November 2014: Breath test to detect fungal pneumonia.
29th October 2014: The virus that is being overlooked!
24th October 2014: Rapid Sepsis Diagnosis
17th October 2014: Breakthrough to help antibiotic design
14th October 2014: Ebola Outbreak