Unvaccinated student contracts measles

Two people have contracted the deadly measles virus in Sydney, one of whom was an unvaccinated girl. NSW Health has issued an urgent alert after confirming a male backpacker, aged in his 20s, and a primary school student were diagnosed with the highly infectious disease this week. Officials are urging the public to look out… Read More »

Scientists narrow in on cells that drive immune response to cancer

Immunotherapy, using the body’s own immune system to target and destroy cancer cells, is one of the most promising frontiers in cancer research, but many patients do not respond to the therapies for reasons not fully understood. Scientists at the Yale Systems Biology Institute have taken a step closer to understanding how the genetic makeup of cancer… Read More »