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0Cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda

The Ministry of Health and WHO have reported the first case of Ebola confirmed in Uganda during the outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Bacterial

Fecal Microbial Transplant: FDA warns about the risk of transferring multidrug-resistant organisms

First genomic description of global S. pneumoniae population released

STIs: research estimates over 1 million new cases occur every day

Clostridium Difficile Infection

Fecal Microbial Transplant: FDA warns about the risk of transferring multidrug-resistant organisms

Could common painkillers promote C. difficile infection?

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

E. Coli

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

What impact do microbiome metabolites have on EHEC infections?

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

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

ECCMID19: Suvratoxumab completes Phase II for treatment of Staphylococcus aureus in the New Drugs 4 Bad Bugs program

ECCMID19: Mortality rate in bloodstream infections varies hugely depending on the causative organism

Micromotor formulation shows promise for oral vaccination

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

Innate lymphoid cells play a role in early tuberculosis infection

The milestones in tuberculosis

ECDC report 30 people are diagnosed with tuberculosis every hour

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

Transgenic fungus reduces malaria mosquito populations

Argentina and Algeria certified malaria-free by the WHO

RTS,S vaccine to enter Phase IV trials in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana

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

Transgenic fungus reduces malaria mosquito populations

Argentina and Algeria certified malaria-free by the WHO

RTS,S vaccine to enter Phase IV trials in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana

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

Transgenic fungus reduces malaria mosquito populations

Argentina and Algeria certified malaria-free by the WHO

RTS,S vaccine to enter Phase IV trials in Malawi, Kenya and Ghana

Viral

Cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda

Quality control in HIV point-of-care testing – an interview with David Padley

Zika: American subtype revealed to have the highest virulence activity in mice

Hepatitis

FDA rejects Nabriva's antibiotic Contepo for complicated UTIs: May’s industry headlines

A peek behind the paper – Connor Bamford on hepatitis C and comparative genomics

A peek behind the paper – Bryan Tolentino on HIV and hepatitis C coinfection

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?