Tag Archives: Vaccine

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial

By Jessica Hamzelou A new vaccine has been shown to trigger an immune response against the bacteria that cause chlamydiaBIOMEDICAL IMAGING UNIT, SOUTHAMPTON GENERAL HOSPITAL/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY The first human trial of a new chlamydia vaccine has shown that it is safe and that it triggers an immune response against the bacteria that cause chlamydia.… Read More »

Identification of protective antibodies may be key to malaria vaccine

An Oxford-led study has identified the antibodies that may hold the key to creating the first effective vaccine against malaria infection in the blood. Researchers from the University of Oxford, along with partners from five institutions around the world, have identified the human antibodies that prevent the malaria parasite from entering blood cells, which may… Read More »