Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 14:45
Researchers have discovered a new way to improve future flu vaccines after finding that seasonal flu is able to escape immunity from vaccines with as little as a single amino acid substitution.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:13
A large fruit bat that ranges over most of sub-Saharan Africa carries two animal viruses that pose a potential infection risk for humans, scientists said Tuesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 13:38
Researchers have discovered a molecular invisibility cloak that enables HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, to hide inside cells of the body without triggering the body`s natural defence systems.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 19:16
Scientists are developing a new jab that works even if the virus mutates and can spell the end of annual flu jabs for millions.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 18:46
A new study has disproved theories that viruses cause breast cancer and the brain tumour, glioblastoma.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 10:02
MIT engineers have developed a new type of nanoparticle that protects the vaccine long enough to generate a strong immune response - not only in the lungs, but also in mucosal surfaces far from the vaccination site, such as the gastrointestinal and reproductive tracts.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 15:49
An Indian-origin scientist has developed a new technology which is showing promise as the basis for a much-needed home test to diagnose influenza quickly.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 06, 2013, 21:03
A large-scale analysis of the association between DNA viruses and human malignancies show that that many of the most common cancers are not associated with DNA viruses.