Leishmaniasis: vaccine hope, thanks to mice

Leishmaniasis: vaccine hope, thanks to mice

Leishmaniasis is a parasite that is transmitted by sand flies. Infection causes skin ulcers and severe tissue damage, and currently, there’s no vaccine to protect humans. However, thanks to mice, that may change. By carefully studying mice that had recovered from leishmania infection, researchers found that special T cells were retained in the skin, and […]