Sequencing genes from DNA found in sewage has led to the conclusion that AMR prevalence is related to sanitation and general health outcomes, rather than use of antibiotics. How can...
30 May 2019 Analysis
28 May 2019 News
A team of international scientists have discovered common molecular targets across multiple strains of Group A Streptococcus bacteria (Strep A), offering hope for the development of a global vaccine.
22 May 2019 Comment
Hepatitis A is prominent in the US with a diagnosed incidence two to seven times as high as Western European markets and Japan.
8 May 2019 News
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended that the target area for Ebola vaccine administration should be expanded after a rise in the number of cases over the last four...
3 May 2019
A study published in The Lancet has found that taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) stops gay men passing human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to their partners. Gay men are most at risk...
1 May 2019 News
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved AbbVie’s Mavyret (glecaprevir and pibrentasvir), the first drug to treat all six genotypes of Hepatitis C virus (HCV), for children with...
30 April 2019 News
A deal signed by pharmaceutical companies AbbVie, Gilead Sciences and Merck Sharp and Dohme (MSD) will see five new hepatitis C drugs become available on the UK National Health Service...