“Lower disease activity but higher risk of severe COVID- 19 and herpes zoster in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus with pre-existing autoantibodies neutralising IFN-α”
New Publication – Allon Weiner’s team
Trans-cellular tunnels induced by the fungal pathogen Candida albicans facilitate invasion through successive epithelial cells without host damage. Lachat J., Pascault A., Thibaut D., Le Borgne R., Verbavatz J.M., Weiner A. Nat Commun 13, 3781 (2022). Free PMC Article.Know more
The effectiveness of a vaccine against #HIV
Dr Behazine Combadière, a lead investigator at the Centre for Immunology and Infectious Diseases @INSERM is working on predicting the effectiveness of a vaccine against #HIV which is concurrently advancing the #CovidVaccine development research.Know more
Vaccine responses against SARS-CoV-2 variants examined in people with lupus
The majority of people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who respond to messenger (m)RNA COVID-19 vaccines also generate an antibody response against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants, albeit with reduced neutralizing activity against variants bearing the E484K mutation, researchers report.Know more
Is it dangerous to be vaccinated if you have already had the coronavirus?
A message received by the editorial staff of LCI.fr is concerned about the possible danger of a vaccine against Covid-19 for people already infected. We respond with Béhazine Combadière, director of research at Inserm.Know more
Covid-19: a needle-free vaccination soon possible?
To meet the demand for vaccines, and to avoid a possible shortage of needles and syringes, start-ups, with the support of certain countries such as Canada, are working on injection methods that are not intramuscular, but through the skin.Know more