Authors of a February 2020 ImmunoTargets and Therapy article argue that immunoinformatics can help tackle three major concerns: emerging infectious disease, pathogens with antigenic variability, and personalized vaccines.
Sepsis is the body’s life-threatening, imbalanced response to a severe infection. The condition affects 1.7 million people and takes 270,000 lives in the U.S. every year. This year, we face additional risks because of the threat of COVID-19.
Almeida’s contributions to the field of virology are immeasurable. Besides her discovery of the coronavirus family, she pioneered and perfected multiple techniques that have resulted in huge strides in viral imaging and diagnosis.