Immune system Archive

Klebsiella pneumoniae

The Evolution of the Superbugs

In August 2016, a woman in her late 20s arrived in a hospital in Reno, Nevada, carrying a particularly deadly strain of the bacteria Klebsiella pneumoniae. The woman, who recently had traveled to India, and …

Inflammation Infographic

In this infographic we explore the physiological effects of inflammation and some of the ways that inflammation may be reduced. Additional Resources How Strong is the Link Between Inflammation and Depression? Cleveland Clinic (March 2015) …

New Thinking About Herd Immunity

An outbreak of measles at Disney this year caused a media event that had many discussing the effectiveness of vaccines and vaccine policy in the US. Throughout history infectious diseases have ravaged human populations. With …

Infographic : Myths About Vaccines

Do vaccinations cause autism? Do I really need to get vaccinated? These are some common questions that people have regarding vaccines. To help educators present the importance of vaccinations, we have prepared the infographic below. …