Researchers (IMAGE) University of Virginia Health System Caption University of Virginia School of Medicine researchers Liz Rogawski McQuade (from left), James Platts-Mills and Eric Houpt were part of an international team that revealed that childhood infections were a far greater threat than previously realized. Credit Dan Addison | University of Virginia Communications Usage Restrictions May be used to accompany news coverage of the childhood infection discovery. All other uses require express written permission from UVA Health System. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.