Scientists map the genome of Zika virus from a patient - including noncoding regions - and identify a virus-derived molecule that targets host immunity.
Artificial structures of tumor antigens, so-called mimotopes, applied in vaccinations of cancer patients can trigger a long-term immune response. For the vaccine, however, a carrier is required that triggers an immune response itsel...
Scripps researchers have created a high-resolution image of the Ebola virus, which has revealed how a viral protein helps the virus escape attack from the immune system.
Viral infection is one of the leading medical challenges of the 21st Century, ranging from the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) epidemic affecting 3% of the global population, to recent outbreaks of West Nile, Zika, and Ebola viruses.
Scientists have identified an immune cell in the lungs of humans that fights off the virus behind the common cold and say vaccine efforts should be directed toward nose sprays.