• Florian Klein receives DZIF Prize for translational infection research

    Prof Florian Klein`s main goal is to improve HIV therapy with the help of antibodies and to develop a HIV vaccine. His research was now honoured with the DZIF Prize for translational research. Prof Ulrike Protzer, DZIF Executive Board, presented the award.

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  • European survey on antibiotic resistance in hospitals

    An international team of scientists and clinicians have, for the first time, examined the spread of particularly dreaded multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae throughout Europe and collected comparable data.

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  • How oxygen radicals can protect against severe malaria

    Scientists from the Heidelberg University Hospital and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have succeeded in elucidating and specifically activating protective mechanisms against malaria.

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  • Common cold viruses originated in camels—just like MERS

    DZIF scientists at the University Hospital of Bonn have now found the source of “HCoV-229E”, one of the four common cold coronaviruses­—it also originates from camels, just like the dreaded MERS virus.

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