meningitis
Meningitis Vaccine May Protect Against Gonorrhea
Meningitis Vaccine May Protect Against Gonorrhea
Diana Kwon | Jul 11, 2017
Individuals who received a meningitis B vaccine were less likely to have contracted the sexually transmitted infection than their unvaccinated counterparts.
Parasitic Worm Spreads in Hawaii
Parasitic Worm Spreads in Hawaii
Bob Grant | Apr 11, 2017
The roundworm that causes rat lungworm disease has infected at least six people on the island of Maui in the last three months.
Zika Update
Zika Update
Kerry Grens | Mar 14, 2016
Virus found in breastmilk; another disease linked to Zika infection; some mosquitoes resistant to pesticide; genetically engineered–mosquito field trials could proceed
Iron-Ferrying Protein Impedes Pathogens
Iron-Ferrying Protein Impedes Pathogens
Molly Sharlach | Dec 15, 2014
Meningitis-causing bacteria exerted strong evolutionary pressure on an iron-binding protein in primates, a study shows.
Bacterial Identity Crisis
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 9, 2011
Researchers probe the genetics of a group of bacteria known to extensively swap DNA sequences with other species—blurring the species boundaries.
Approaching Universality
Rino Rappuoli | Jun 5, 2011
Pitfalls and triumphs on the way to complete vaccine protection.