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Immunology in the news

Immunology in the news

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. 

28 September marks World Rabies Day, a day of action to raise awareness about rabies prevention.

This is the BSI response to the publication of the 2016 - 17 immunisations statistics for England. 

A presentation being made at the European Respiratory Society Congress in Milan today has reported on findings from a study examining the use of disinfectant by nurses and their subsequent likelihood of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Syringe needle in bottle

The 2017 Lasker Award has been given to Douglas R Lowy and John T Schiller in recognition of their work developing the HPV vaccine.

The government has published a Brexit position paper outlining plans for continued collaboration in science and innovation post-Brexit.

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