Chikungunya, and other mosquito-borne alphaviruses are known to trigger brain infections and arthritis in those who contract the infections. Researchers have identified two antibodies that protect animals from diseases caused by alphaviruses. The findings could pave the way to new treatments and a universal vaccine for alphaviruses.
A new study reveals how early immune response helps spread neurocryptococcosis. The findings may help develop new treatments that can prevent and treat this fungal infection.