Global burden of emergency diseases and conditions: Method to measure the impact of conditions requiring emergency care around the world

In 2015, about half of the world’s 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a statistical analysis of information from

Engineered DNA vaccine protects against emerging Mayaro virus infection: New vaccine induces robust and specific immune responses and provides complete protection from disease in preclinical studies

A novel, synthetic DNA vaccine developed at The Wistar Institute induces protective immunity against Mayaro virus (MAYV), a mosquito-borne infection endemic to South America, that has the potential to become a global emerging viral threat.