vaccinology


Zika: the first test for screening the virus in blood and organ donations

21 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
The Food and Drug Administration of the United States (FDA) approved the first test to detect Zika virus in samples obtained from volunteer donors...

Quick and Inexpensive Test Detects TB and HIV Simultaneously

16 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A quick and inexpensive test for the simultaneous detection of tuberculosis and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) will be marketed by the Mexican company Unima,...

Adaptation of the immune system during pregnancy prevents transmission of Chagas disease

12 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Spanish researchers have tested in vivo how the immune system is activated during pregnancy against Chagas disease. The results show that the risk of...

Zika vaccine will be tested in humans in a year

8 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Brazil and the United States announced they will begin testing in humans a vaccine created in partnership against Zika virus, after having obtained good...

Colombian behind the most advanced malaria vaccine

7 de October de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Since last year, Colombian researcher Aponte Baron was linked to the World Health Organization and work ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with the Spanish scientist Pedro...

Potential biomarkers of prognosis for Chagas disease

23 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Scientists at the Center for Molecular Biology ‘Severo Ochoa’, a joint center by the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM) and the Superior Council of...

Chilean vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus recognised in the US

22 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Chilean vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a major cause of respiratory infections, is recognised in the United States by PATH, from Bill &...

Argentinian drug against Chagas disease approved by the US FDA

20 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A new drug against Chagas disease, called benznidazole, was approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. The drug was...

Mosquitoes with a bacterium that reduces the spread of dengue and Zika were released in Rio

10 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Millions of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes inoculated with bacteria that reduce the spread of dengue, chikungunya and Zika infections started to be released in Rio...

New HIV Test May Avoid Numerous New Infections and Generate Big Savings

4 de September de 2017 | 1:00 pm
Scientists at the AIDS Research Institute IrsiCaixa, with support from other Spanish and Mozambican institutions, have conducted two studies showing that a simple blood...
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