Monthly Archives: January 2022

A Personalized Approach to HIV

Finding a vaccine for HIV/AIDS could have enormous implications both in prevention and treatment of the infection. In this blog, Andrea Savarino focuses on some of the efforts aimed at finding a therapeutic vaccine, and, in particular, on a novel wave of research, to which he’s participated and which recently resulted in a clinical trial giving proof of concept for personalized immunization strategy based on highly conserved portions of HIV. While not yet a cure for HIV/AIDS, he believes that it may contribute new clues for strategies aimed at HIV eradication from the body.


Regions with low humidity should pay more attention to COVID-19 outbreaks: evidence from the delta variant

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SARS-CoV-2 is the coronavirus that caused the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Prevention measures are needed to reduce SARS-CoV-2 incidence and transmission. A new study published in Infectious Diseases of Poverty describes the role of temperature and humidity in the COVID-19 outbreaks caused by the delta variant and suggests we should pay attention to the impact of low humidity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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