Infectious Diseases & Conditions

Monkey-Infecting Virus May Provide Part of Future HIV Vaccine

May 22, 2019

A protein from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), which can infect monkeys and apes, has shown promise as a potential component of a vaccine against Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), in a new study from scientists at Scripps Research in La Jolla, California.

Statistical Model Could Predict Future Disease Outbreaks

May 22, 2019

Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles and pertussis.