Infectious Diseases & Conditions

Targeting Men, Seasonal Workers Key to Tackling Residual Malaria Cases

July 11, 2019

New research led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, Ifakara Health Institute and the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program suggests that a better understanding of human behavior at night - when malaria mosquitoes are biting - could be key to preventing lingering cases.

Mechanism Makes Infants More Likely Than Adults to Die From Sepsis

July 6, 2019

An immune mechanism that makes babies more likely than adults to die from sepsis has been identified by scientists affiliated with the Center for Research on Inflammatory Diseases (CRID in Ribeirão Preto, São Paulo State (Brazil). The study is published in Critical Care.

Antibiotics Weaken Flu Defenses in the Lung

July 3, 2019

Antibiotics can leave the lung vulnerable to flu viruses, leading to significantly worse infections and symptoms, finds a new study in mice led by the Francis Crick Institute.

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