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Florian Klein, Matthias Zehner and Christoph Kreer
© Dorothea Hensen / Uniklinik Köln

Neutralising antibodies in the battle against COVID-19

An important line of defence in the fight against the new corona virus SARS-CoV-2 is the formation of neutralising antibodies. These can eliminate the intruders and have great potential to be used for
Lunge mit NTM
© FZ Borstel

International recommendations for nontuberculous mycobacteria

After 13 years, international Infectious Diseases and Respiratory Medicine societies have jointly issued new recommendations for the treatment of patients with nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM)
Starkes Team aus München
© Kilian Schober

The tricks of the immune system

More than half of the world's population is infected with the cytomegalovirus. The majority of people don't even notice the infection, since their immune systems keep the virus in check. Groups of T
© Martin Schauflinger

Clinical trials for SARS-CoV-2 vaccine set to start September

Joint vaccine development under the roof of the DZIF: Vaccine is currently being manufactured for use in clinical trials A potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 is to undergo first clinical trials on

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