Wednesday, November 01, 2023

Fighting Superbugs

"Superbugs including MRSA thwarted by unconventional vaccine".

"This is very different from developing new antibiotics," said Jun Yan, a doctoral student at Keck School of Medicine and the study's first author. "This is using our own immune system to fight against different superbugs, which is a different approach than everybody else."

Direct link to academic paper in Science Translational Medicine, "A protein-free vaccine stimulates innate immunity and protects against nosocomial pathogens".