e.coli: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ETVAX: Potential Diarrhea vaccine developed in Sweden

Published: November 24, 2019

The researchers of University of Gothenburg in Sweden have developed a potential Diarrhea vaccine candidate, named as ‘ETVAX’. This vaccine has been proved safe and effective in an early-stage clinical trial in Bangladesh. The findings were published in Science journal, The Lancet. Key Findings Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) bacteria are primary cause of diarrhea. At ..

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AIIMS paper on Neonatal sepsis: Important Facts

Published: January 25, 2019

The Doctors from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) have published a paper ‘Neonatal Sepsis in South Asia: Huge burden and spiralling antimicrobial resistance’, in the British Medical Journal. Neonatal sepsis is a type of neonatal infection that occurs in an infant younger than 90 days old. It is an invasive infection usually bacterial. Key findings in ..

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