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Nose drops of modified 'friendly' bacteria offer protection against meningitis

Nose drops of modified 'friendly' bacteria offer protection against meningitis

Using commensal bacteria to produce vaccine-like immune responses to dangerous bacterium

Using commensal bacteria to produce vaccine-like immune responses to dangerous bacterium

INRS professor receives CIHR funding for research on nasopharyngeal bacteria

INRS professor receives CIHR funding for research on nasopharyngeal bacteria

RNA mutations within common bacterium linked to invasive meningococcal disease

RNA mutations within common bacterium linked to invasive meningococcal disease

Inexpensive molecule shows potential to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing gonorrhea, meningitis

Inexpensive molecule shows potential to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria causing gonorrhea, meningitis

Meningitis case at Children's National Hospital raises concerns about antibiotic resistance

Meningitis case at Children's National Hospital raises concerns about antibiotic resistance

Innovative computer software sheds new light on genetic processes underlying deadly diseases

Innovative computer software sheds new light on genetic processes underlying deadly diseases

Bacterial aggregates in blood vessels appear to facilitate progression of meningitis

Bacterial aggregates in blood vessels appear to facilitate progression of meningitis

Researchers develop new approach to assess effectiveness of Men B vaccine

Researchers develop new approach to assess effectiveness of Men B vaccine

Tailor-made protein combats several kinds of pathogenic bacteria

Tailor-made protein combats several kinds of pathogenic bacteria

First vaccine protecting against gonorrhea provides opportunity for vaccine development

First vaccine protecting against gonorrhea provides opportunity for vaccine development

Meningitis bacterium appears to be adapting to urogenital environment, DNA analysis shows

Meningitis bacterium appears to be adapting to urogenital environment, DNA analysis shows

Scientists uncover how microbes invade the brain in bacterial meningitis

Scientists uncover how microbes invade the brain in bacterial meningitis

CHORI scientists reveal improved protective antibody responses to new meningococcal vaccine

CHORI scientists reveal improved protective antibody responses to new meningococcal vaccine

Scientists identify key groups of bacteria responsible for majority of meningococcal cases in England, Wales

Scientists identify key groups of bacteria responsible for majority of meningococcal cases in England, Wales

FDA permits marketing of first CSF nucleic acid-based test for detection of multiple pathogens

FDA permits marketing of first CSF nucleic acid-based test for detection of multiple pathogens

Shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to limit disease control in Africa

Shortage of meningitis C-containing vaccine threatens to limit disease control in Africa

GSK welcomes U.S. CDC's vote on use of meningococcal group B vaccines

GSK welcomes U.S. CDC's vote on use of meningococcal group B vaccines

Study suggests new approach to help prevent meningococcal outbreaks

Study suggests new approach to help prevent meningococcal outbreaks

Scientists shed new light on how LAMR1 and Gal-3 proteins can cause meningitis, septicaemia

Scientists shed new light on how LAMR1 and Gal-3 proteins can cause meningitis, septicaemia