Drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis bacteria affect half a million people a year. A compound first discovered in the 1980s may be able to help.
“We have the ability to study and describe the immune system in a way we have never been able to do before. It’s an amazing window into the human immune response,” Nussenzweig says.
Jean-Laurent Casanova's work is helping us understand how some serious cases of Covid-19 are linked with the immune system’s attack on the body it’s trying to protect.
“What this means is that good vaccines will still work. Will they work as well? That is less clear,” says Paul Bieniasz.