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Immunology in the news

Immunology in the news

Swine flu virus. Credit: NIAID

Read our response to paper published in PLOS Pathogens on mutations in a strain of avian flu that could potentially allow this virus to be transmitted between humans. 

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

Read our response to a paper published in JCI Insight on using a novel 'gene therapy' to treat allergy in mice. 

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

Male scientist with microscope

NatureJobs has published a new 'Spotlight on Immunology' feature article.

This is a BSI statement in response to the recent Channel 4 documentary on vaccines.

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

A new survey has shown there are large variations in the use and interpretation of a new type of allergy test (component testing) by doctors in the UK and Europe. As a result of these findings, a new quality assurance scheme is being launched to ensure proper quality assessment and education about the performance and use of the tests. The paper was published in Clinical & Experimental Immunology.

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

The microbiome

The BSI has responded to a paper looking at if antibiotic use in mid-life has an effect on the subsequent likelihood of developing bowel cancer precursor. 

The BSI responded to a paper looking at the effect of reducing the use of antibiotics in farm animals on antimicrobial resistance in humans. 

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

The World Health Organization (WHO) have warned that a measles outbreak is spreading across Europe, wherever immunisation levels have dropped below the recommended 95%.

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