Associate Professor Elisa Nemes, Dr Michele Tameris, Dr Virginie Rozot, Professor Thomas Scriba, and Dr Benjamin Kagina have written an opinion piece in which they explain the process vaccines and drugs have to go through before they can be approved for human use. This article appeared in the Health 24.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal reports the findings of a study of a host blood signature of TB that differentiated between people who had or would develop active TB and those who remained healthy, and investigated in parallel the effect of giving TB preventive therapy based on a positive signature result.
Professor Tom Scriba has written an opinion piece for News24 in which he explains the safety profile of the 3 available COVID-19 vaccines & the benefits of receiving it.
Associate Professor Elisa Nemes has been appointed full member of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine at the UCT Health Sciences Faculty.