Tag Archives: immune system

Vaccines: From the cowshed to the clinic

Vaccines are an essential component of public health, keeping people safe against disease. But how do they work, how are they manufactured and what are the challenges involved? We spoke to Dr Sarah Gilbert from the Jenner Institute to find … Continue reading

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Cold comfort

I tend to get a lot of summer colds, in fact I’ve probably got one now. Today at the Society’s Annual Conference, we’ll be learning a lot more about the symptoms of the common cold and what causes them… “They … Continue reading

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