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Bacterial

FDA approves Merck & Co.’s Ebola vaccine Ervebo: January’s industry headlines

Sepsis deaths may have doubled, compared with previous estimates

Antibodies from maternal microbiota could protect newborns from infection

Clostridium Difficile Infection

FDA approves Merck & Co.’s Ebola vaccine Ervebo: January’s industry headlines

IDWeek: Antibiotics before dental visits are overprescribed and increase the risk of side effects

Transkingdom interactions: elevated levels of fungi observed in Clostridium difficile infection

E. Coli

Antibodies from maternal microbiota could protect newborns from infection

Multidrug efflux systems: information on evolution and mechanisms uncovered

E. coli created with world’s first synthetic and redesigned genome

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

New study reveals how the household environment influences MRSA spread

Novel vaccine candidate for Staphylococcus aureus shows 80% efficacy in mice

MRSA killed by potent bacterial toxin lysostaphin, study reports

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

Changing the administration of the BCG vaccine could improve efficacy

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine: November’s industry headlines

Harnessing RNA sensors inhibits growth of tuberculosis bacterium

Fungal

A peek behind the paper – Elvira Román on CRISPR technology in pathogenic fungi

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

A peek behind the paper – Shujuan Sun on using existing antibiotics as antifungals

Aspergillosis

Fungal biofilm morphology impacts disease progression

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

Novel antifungal presents opportunities for treating aspergillosis

Candidiasis

A peek behind the paper – Elvira Román on CRISPR technology in pathogenic fungi

A peek behind the paper – Shujuan Sun on using existing antibiotics as antifungals

Could climate change have contributed to Candida auris emergence?

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

Novel parasites and understanding parasite–host interactions – an interview with Sandra Maruyama

The best of 2019 – an A–Z of infectious diseases research

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

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

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

WHO prequalifies Ebola vaccine: November’s industry headlines

Imaging study reveals how malaria parasites bypass antimalarial drugs

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Novel parasites and understanding parasite–host interactions – an interview with Sandra Maruyama

Mice, introduced by maritime trade, play a key role in Toxoplasma gondii distribution

Diagnostics for human schistosomiasis: the way forward

Protozoan Infections

World Malaria Report 2019: a focus on pregnant women and children

Imaging study reveals how malaria parasites bypass antimalarial drugs

Have scientists identified how P. falciparum jumped hosts 50,000 years ago?

Viral

FDA approves Merck & Co.’s Ebola vaccine Ervebo: January’s industry headlines

New compound reverses HIV latency in macaque models

Could wearable devices allow real-time flu prediction?

Hepatitis

FDA approves Merck & Co.’s Ebola vaccine Ervebo: January’s industry headlines

US FDA warns of serious liver injury linked to hepatitis C drugs: September’s industry headlines

BioMalPar XV: Biology and Pathology of the Malaria Parasite

Herpes

ASM Microbe: What consequences could lifelong Epstein–Barr virus infection have for the brain?

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

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