Microbe Talk: MicroNews July

Posted on July 26, 2019   by Microbiology Society

This is the first episode of MicroNews, where we discuss the times microbiology and microbiologists have been on TV, in the papers and trending online. This month, Laura and Matt talk about the HPV vaccine, fungal diseases and antimicrobial resistance. We also hear from Professor Sally Bloomfield who talks about the link between allergies and hygiene.

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MicroNews July

 

Links to the news stories discussed in the episode can be found below:
HPV Vaccine: BBC News
Antifungal resistance: The Mail on Sunday
White nose syndrome: The Scientist
Antibiotic resistant Salmonella in the USA: EurekAlert
New antimicrobial compound: The Independent
Hygiene hypothesis: The Guardian

For information on the International Meeting on Arboviruses and their Vectors (IMAV19), visit microbiologysociety.org/IMAV19