Warmer Climate May Make Fungi More Dangerous

Warmer Climate May Make Fungi More Dangerous

Cryptococcus neoformans, a fungal pathogen that has been causing an increasing number of life-threatening infections. CREDIT: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention The world is filled with tiny creatures that find us delicious. Bacteria and viruses are the...
Study finds only 7 direct long-COVID health symptoms

Study finds only 7 direct long-COVID health symptoms

In a new study, a team of University of Missouri researchers made an unexpected discovery: people experiencing long-lasting effects from COVID-19—known as “long COVID” or post-COVID conditions—are susceptible to developing only seven health symptoms for up to a year...
New vaccine platform may make virus-fighting easier

New vaccine platform may make virus-fighting easier

3D print of HIV surface protein gp120. An antibody also is attached at the top (green and blue). When antibodies stick to viruses, they may prevent or limit infection of host cells. CREDIT: NIH To many, EV stands for “electric vehicle.” To researchers at Harvard...
FDA panel recommends rezafungin for Candida

FDA panel recommends rezafungin for Candida

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) antimicrobial drugs advisory committee yesterday recommended the approval of rezafungin for the treatment of candidemia and invasive candidiasis in adults, the first new drug to treat the conditions in over a decade. Cidara...
Multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections rising

Multidrug-resistant Salmonella infections rising

Salmonella bacteria, a common cause of food poisoning, invade an immune cell. CREDIT: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Minnesota Department of...