Flu may increase the spread of COVID-19

September 14, 2020

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology used a mathematical model to show that the decrease of COVID-19 cases in spring was not only related to countermeasures but also to the end of the flu season.

"New Voices in Infection Biology" back from summer break

August 27, 2020

The virtual seminar series is back with a new September schedule.

'The best of both worlds'

July 20, 2020

Interview with new Lise Meitner Group Leader Silvia Portugal
Silvia Portugal now heads the research group 'Malaria Parasite Biology' where she studies how malaria parasites survive the dry season in human hosts without causing malaria symptoms. Read the interview to find out why Silvia joined the MPIIB, what drove her to study malaria, and how the COVID-19 pandemic affected malaria research in her lab.

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