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    A Tale of Two Vaccines

    Two common childhood infections kill hundreds of thousands of children each year. St. Jude is creating vaccines to combat both croup and RSV.

    Respiratory viruses help bacteria cause disease

    Viruses that cause respiratory diseases by infecting cells in the airways can deal their victim a second blow by making it easier for bacteria to cause follow-up infections.

    New ways to block streptococcus in newborns

    Researchers at St. Jude have gained an important insight into how a certain type of bacterium that commonly infects newborn babies avoids destruction by the immune system and goes on to spread a potentially fatal infection.