Influenza vaccines do have an effect and we need to do more to understand it

Sometimes it’s hard to convey complex issues in a short-form article written for a general public audience. Other times, stories start off with an overly-simplified title they never recover from. Occasionally they lack any Read More …

World’s most dangerous animals set free…digitally

You may have heard that from June 2018 onwards [1], a new mosquito emoji (from Japanese e (絵, “picture”) + moji (文字, “character”) [2]) will start rolling out to all Read More …

Talking Flu to a wider audience: some measures of impact

We keyboard warriors love to talk into our echo chambers, shill our bigPharma ideas to pay the rent on our Bell 429WLG and generally hear ourselves think out loud. So Read More …

900 words on some general stuff about viruses and those other bugs…

https://theconversation.com/how-we-change-the-organisms-that-infect-us-74625?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twitterbutton#comment_1338853 We (Dr @kat_arden and I) were invited to contribute one part to a four-part series in The Conversation this week – and after a lot of no…yes/no/yes from yours truly (I do Read More …