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Breakthrough research reveals how deadly pneumococcus avoids immune defenses

Breakthrough research reveals how deadly pneumococcus avoids immune defenses

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

Study shows how pneumococci challenge the immune system

New target for pneumonia seems to restore tight barriers and fluid clearance in the lungs

New target for pneumonia seems to restore tight barriers and fluid clearance in the lungs

Sodium channels play important role in keeping tiny lung capillaries from leaking, worsening pneumonia

Sodium channels play important role in keeping tiny lung capillaries from leaking, worsening pneumonia

S. pneumoniae uses hosts' immune defenses to spread infection, study reveals

S. pneumoniae uses hosts' immune defenses to spread infection, study reveals

Scientists create detailed image of deadly toxin linked to bacterial pneumonia, meningitis, septicaemia

Scientists create detailed image of deadly toxin linked to bacterial pneumonia, meningitis, septicaemia

Toxin pneumolysin causes progressive and fatal heart complications

Toxin pneumolysin causes progressive and fatal heart complications

Bacterial respiratory tract colonization before catching influenza may protect against severe disease

Bacterial respiratory tract colonization before catching influenza may protect against severe disease

Potential way to block second wave of death from pneumonia treatment

Potential way to block second wave of death from pneumonia treatment

Experimental vaccine appears to protect against pneumonia

Experimental vaccine appears to protect against pneumonia

Discovery on immune system paves way to new vaccine against pneumococcal disease

Discovery on immune system paves way to new vaccine against pneumococcal disease

Proteins to punch holes in cancer cells to kill them: Study

Proteins to punch holes in cancer cells to kill them: Study

New understanding of what makes a major global bacterial infection deadly

New understanding of what makes a major global bacterial infection deadly