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Press release list of thematic 'Immunology, Inflammation, Infectiology and Microbiology'



Ebola : Preliminary results of the JIKI clinical trial to test the efficacy of favipiravir in Guinea

February 24 2015

Preliminary data from the JIKI clinical trial, which is testing the efficacy of favipiravir[1] in reducing mortality associated with Ebola, provide two important pieces of information :  • absence of efficacy in individuals who arri...
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Elucidating the origin of MDR tuberculosis strains

January 19 2015

A study has focused on the evolutionary history of the mycobacterium that causes tuberculosis, and more specifically on the Beijing lineage associated with the spread of multidrug resistant forms of the disease in Eurasia. While confirming the Eas...
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Inserm is launching a development programme for a new generation vaccine strategy against the Ebola virus

January 16 2015

A clinical trial project, coordinated by Inserm, involving the testing of a preventive vaccine against Ebola has been selected by the European Commission. The protocol plans to include participants throughout Europe and Africa to evaluate immune r...
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The biological basis of good health

January 16 2015

In a biological sense, what does it mean to be “in good health”? This far-reaching question is the focus of the “Laboratoire d’Excellence” project Milieu Intérieur (“Environment Within”), coordinated at the Institut Pasteur by Professor Matthew Al...
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Action on malaria: 16 new mosquito genomes sequenced

November 28 2014

The complete genomes of 16 anopheline mosquito species from the five continents have just been sequenced. Ten years of research have enabled an international consortium, coordinated by the University of Michigan and University of Notre Dame (Unite...
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