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Houston Methodist receives FDA approval to transfuse donated plasma into a COVID-19 patient

Houston Methodist receives FDA approval to transfuse donated plasma into a COVID-19 patient

Technique used to study human epidemiology reveals coral disease risk factors

Technique used to study human epidemiology reveals coral disease risk factors

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Group A streptococcus strains that are less susceptible to commonly used antibiotics identified

Surgeons restore full ambulatory ability in double-amputee teenager with flesh-eating disease

Surgeons restore full ambulatory ability in double-amputee teenager with flesh-eating disease

New clues emerge as to how a 2,600-year-old brain was well-preserved

New clues emerge as to how a 2,600-year-old brain was well-preserved

Two strains of the same bacterium work together to cause deadly flesh-eating disease

Two strains of the same bacterium work together to cause deadly flesh-eating disease

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

$15 million grant funds new effort to develop universal vaccine for strep throat infections

Rutgers expert discusses how to stay safe as 'flesh-eating bacteria' move into new waters

Rutgers expert discusses how to stay safe as 'flesh-eating bacteria' move into new waters

IVI and MCRI to coordinate global push for developing vaccine against Strep A bacteria

IVI and MCRI to coordinate global push for developing vaccine against Strep A bacteria

On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants

On the border, volunteer doctors struggle to provide stopgap care to immigrants

Scientists discover trigger that turns strep infections into devastating disease

Scientists discover trigger that turns strep infections into devastating disease

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

Texas man bitten by shark being treated for flesh-eating bacteria infection

Researchers discover biomarkers that accurately identify hypervirulent K. pneumoniae

Researchers discover biomarkers that accurately identify hypervirulent K. pneumoniae

Flesh eating ulcer cases on the rise in Victoria

Flesh eating ulcer cases on the rise in Victoria

Time-lapse imaging reveals how antimicrobial treated surfaces kill superbugs in two hours

Time-lapse imaging reveals how antimicrobial treated surfaces kill superbugs in two hours

Scientists identify new genes needed by Streptococcus pyogenes to grow in human saliva

Scientists identify new genes needed by Streptococcus pyogenes to grow in human saliva

GHIT Fund announces US$16.7 million to support development of new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics

GHIT Fund announces US$16.7 million to support development of new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Study identifies two genes involved in invasive group A Streptococcus infections

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria

Houston Methodist researchers find pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria