In this issue, APBN features the development of MERS-CoV vaccine, antibodies and prevention.
The feature interviews include: Professor Jiang Shi Bo and Dr Michael Whitt. An additional interview includes a coverage of Shantou University Medical School, Dean Prof. Bian Junhui.
As a graduate in Epidemiology and a continuous learner in population & policy studies, I have opened up the theme and touched base on:
i) the genetic evolution in High-Altitude Tibetans’ Survival,
ii) Clinical trials in Traditional Chinese Medicine,
iii) HIV transmission and viral diversity,
iv) Climate Change and Solutions,
v) An upcoming largest health data mobile app – Healthkit.
A new section Columns is introduced in APBN, and it comprises a selection of writings from our editors at World Scientific Publishing.
"To edit or not?" - the dilemma around CRISPR, by Shirley Lam
Some Parents don’t vaccinate their Children,
and why they should stop behaving like a Clown, by Yuhui Lin.
I hope this issue is a page-turner, and you will recognize the importance of vaccination for children and translational medicine.
The editor has met some Camels during her travels.