HPV vaccine effective against cervical cancer
Women vaccinated against HPV have a significantly lower risk of developing cervical cancer, and the positive effect is most pronounced for women vaccinated at a young age. That…
Immunity to coronaviruses: what do we know so far?
A new review discusses the findings from over 40 studies on coronavirus immunity and what they could mean for the Covid-19 pandemic.
Passive Immunization May Slow Down SARS-CoV-2 and Boost Immunity in Patients, Buying Time Until Vaccines Are Developed
Using antibodies from recovered patients has been life-saving for other acute infections and should be explored in response to COVID-19, researchers say in the International Journal of Risk…
Possible vaccine for virus linked to type 1 diabetes
According to many observations, certain virus infections may play a part in the autoimmune attack that leads to type 1 diabetes. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden and…
COVID-19 in Malta, a small Island population
Author: Prof Victor Grech Abstract Fast tracked. Accepted for publication 24 March 2020