Kathrin Hagmaier

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The V protein of the paramyxovirus Nipah virus (NiV) has been shown to antagonize the interferon (IFN) response in human cells via sequestration of STAT1 and STAT2. This study describes a mutant of the NiV V protein, referred to as V(AAHL), that is unable to antagonize IFN signalling and demonstrates that a single amino acid substitution is responsible for(More)
This week’s edition of Eurosurveillance is dedicated to European Immunization Week 2008, which will take place from 21 to 27 April. In 2005, the World Health Organization (WHO) organised the first European Immunization Week (http://www.euro.who.int/ vaccine/eiw/20050608_1) to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness about the importance of(More)
This special edition of Eurosurveillance reviews diverse aspects of Chagas disease that bear relevance to Europe. It covers the current epidemiological situation in a number of European countries, and takes up topics such as blood donations, the absence of comprehensive surveillance, detection and treatment of congenital cases, and difficulties of including(More)
The edition also focuses on outbreaks and surveillance of infectious gastroenteritides caused by a wide range of pathogens such as Listeria Salmonella, Shigella and rotavirus. Contents Escherichia coli bacteria, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). E. coli bacteria are a normal part of the intestinal flora in humans and other animals, where they aid(More)
In this special edition Eurosurveillance covers various aspects of the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic. The compiled articles provide information and data on epidemiological patterns, surveillance trends and a first analysis of vaccine effectiveness of the trivalent seasonal influenza vaccine for 2010/11 influenza season and of the monovalent influenza(More)
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