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Immunology in the news

Immunology in the news

Saturday 24 March is World Tuberculosis Day. 

Our response to paper on fish oil and probiotic supplements during pregnancy reducing the risk of food allergies and eczema in children. 

BSI members interviewed on BBC Radio 4 about ageing and immunity

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

Our response to the WHO announcement that the number of measles cases in Europe has risen by 400% in the past year. 

Immunology has featured prominently on BBC Radio 4 Today programme this morning (8 February). 

Our response to news stories on a new vaccine-based immunotherapy to treat grass pollen allergy

Our response to a paper published in Science on a new approach to develop a universal flu vaccine

Swine flu virus. Credit: NIAID

The BSI has issued a statement in response to ongoing media stories about the current flu outbreak in the UK. 

BSI statement in response to BMJ report on use of animal studies in the development of a TB vaccine.

Our congratulations go to Dr Riko Muranaka who has been awarded the John Maddox Prize for her work countering misinformation about the HPV vaccine.

Our response to the publication of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

BSI statement in response to news reports of a measles outbreak in Liverpool and Leeds. 

The BSI has released a statement in response to the news that Dr Patrick Vallance has been appointed the new governement Chief Scientific Advisor. 

The Chancellor, Phillip Hammond MP, has announced £17 million new funding to help boost the UK's Life Science sector.

The BSI response to the Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2017 being awarded for a technique to allow the imaging of molecules. 

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