Clinical Interventions

Team Seeks to Identify Immune Response to Influenza

November 2, 2018

Vanderbilt researchers, as part of the International Human Vaccines Project, are searching for the key to lasting protection against influenza by examining naturally protecting cells found in bone marrow.

Vaccination: A Key Weapon in the Occupational Health Arsenal

October 31, 2018

One of the key interventions in occupational health is vaccination, particularly to protect against influenza. Flu among healthcare personnel (HCP) can lead to lost workdays and can spread to other workers and to patients who are at significant risk of serious flu complications.

Sniffer Dogs Could Detect Malaria in People

October 30, 2018

Dogs could be trained to sniff out malaria in people according to new research aimed at preventing the spread of the deadly disease. Researchers found that dogs could scent malaria in samples of socks worn by infected children.