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First clinical trial of DZIF vaccine against COVID-19 gets go-ahead

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, the Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines, today approved the clinical trial of the MVA-SARS-2-S vaccine against COVID-19. The vector vaccine was developed by

DZIF Prizes for Translational Infection Research

The DZIF Academy is pleased to open the call for applications for two prizes in 2020: the DZIF Prize for Fundamental Translational Infection Research and the DZIF Prize for Clinical Translational
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Tuberculosis: new type of test rapidly and clearly detects resistance

An international team managed by scientists at the Research Center Borstel and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have examined a new method for detecting resistant tuberculosis strains

COVID-19: Immune system derails

Bonn, 6. August 2020. Contrary to what has been generally assumed so far, a severe course of COVID-19 does not solely result in a strong immune reaction – rather, the immune response is caught in a

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