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



The H1N1 flu vaccine protects both pregnant women and newly-borns

December 06 2011

During the 2011-2012 campaign to promote the winter flu vaccination, Odile Launay, Director of the Centre for Clinical Research, Vaccinology, at the Cochin-Pasteur InstituteDirector of vaccinology at the Centre for Clinical Investigation of Cochin...
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Why is the measles virus so contagious?

November 02 2011

An international collaboration involving Inserm (Inserm Unit 891 “Marseille Cancer Research Centre”) has revealed how the measles virus leaves the body of an infected person to contaminate another individual. The researchers have identified a key...
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A new target to inhibit malaria and toxoplasmosis infection

July 22 2011

Maryse Lebrun, Research Director at Inserm, and her fellow researchers at the Laboratoire Dynamique des interactions membranaires normales et pathologiques (Laboratory of Dynamics of Membrane Interactions in Normal and Pathological Cells - CNRS/ M...
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The roll-out of male circumcision in the South African township of Orange Farm

July 20 2011

The roll-out of male circumcision in the South African township of Orange Farm (ANRS 12126) is curbing the spread of HIV infection in men. Three years after the start of the male circumcision roll-out in the township of Orange Farm (South Africa),...
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Malaria’s weakest link

March 09 2011

A new class of chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer is also effective against malaria. Every year, 250 million people worldwide are infected with malaria, and 1 to 3 million people die from it. Efforts to control this disease have been marred b...
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