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Bacterial

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

ECDC report 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis every hour

The UN High Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB) – a potential turning point to end the world’s leading infectious killer

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Could common painkillers promote C. difficile infection?

Conference Report – 6th Annual “C. Difficile Foundation and Health Expo”

Updates on C. difficile: from clinical trials and guidelines – an interview with Yoav Golan

E. Coli

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

Could an insect-derived compound be a new class of antibiotics against Gram-negatives?

E. coli: A helpful bacterium?

H. Pylori

Organoids: a new model to study infectious diseases?

Infographic: The microbiome and infectious diseases

Are flies a significant method of bacterial transmission?

MRSA

Micromotor formulation shows promise for oral vaccination

Takeda’s dengue vaccine meets primary endpoint in Phase III: January’s industry headlines

First US clinical trial for intravenous phage therapy gets FDA approval

Salmonella

Whole-genome sequencing of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhi reveals new antimicrobial resistant isolates

Novel models for enteric infections – an interview with the Faherty Lab

Infographic: The burden of foodborne diseases

Tuberculosis

ECDC report 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis every hour

The UN High Level Meeting (UNHLM) on tuberculosis (TB) – a potential turning point to end the world’s leading infectious killer

Twitter chat for World Tuberculosis Day 2019 #TalkTB

Fungal

Oral antifungal linked to higher rates of miscarriage

Can Candida albicans cross the blood–brain barrier?

Monoclonal anti-Candida antibodies could protect against infection

Aspergillosis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Understanding molecular causes of antifungal resistance in A. fumigatus

Candidiasis

Can Candida albicans cross the blood–brain barrier?

Monoclonal anti-Candida antibodies could protect against infection

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Coccidioidomycosis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Identification of membrane proteome of Paracoccidioides lutzii and its regulation by zinc

CNS fungal infections

Cryptococcal Meningitis

#TalkFungi – catch up on the Twitter chat for Fungal Awareness Week

Cryptococcal meningitis – taking a closer look at treatment

Infographic: Fungal infections – the hidden burden

Parasitic

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

The Women In Malaria Research Initiative

FDA accepts two NDAs from Merck for Priority Review: February’s industry headlines

Helminthic Infections

Conference report – London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research Anniversary Event

ISNTD – Female Genital Schistosomiasis: The most neglected gynaecological disease

Conference report – British Society for Parasitology Autumn Symposium

Malaria

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

The Women In Malaria Research Initiative

FDA accepts two NDAs from Merck for Priority Review: February’s industry headlines

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Diagnostics for human schistosomiasis: the way forward

Visceral leishmaniasis reported to be on the rise in Brazil

From TB to leprosy: financial model reveals where pipelines and investments might fall short

Protozoan Infections

Experimental antimalarial shows promise in human challenge study

WHO World Malaria Report 2018: launch of country-led response to put control efforts back on track

CRISPR–Cas9 gene drive used to collapse malaria-carrying mosquito populations

Viral

Developing a maternal vaccine against respiratory syncytial virus

Maternal infection: could choline prevent adverse fetal outcomes?

WHO launches new strategy for influenza

Hepatitis

CROI 2019: key news stories

What were the biggest outbreaks of 2018?

Three new strains of hepatitis C discovered in Africa

Herpes

HR-HPV oral infection rates in England are lower than expected

A peek behind the paper – Lynn Enquist on the lifecycle of alpha herpesvirus

Do viruses play a role in Alzheimer's disease?