Blood samples from US athletes and staff who travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, for the 2016 Summer Games were not infected with Zika virus but tested positive for other viral infections, including West Nile Virus, dengue and chikungunya.
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In our latest piece, Janet Daly discusses the species jump of influenza A virus from horses to dogs and the insights this gives into the factors involved in interspecies transmission events.
Magnus Evander gives past, present and future perspectives on Inkoo virus – a mosquito-borne virus in northern Europe causing fever and meningoencephalitis.
Researchers have reported that statins could have an antimicrobial effect against Staphylococcus aureus – indicating that statin users may have a decreased risk of S. aureus bloodstream infections outside of hospitals.
Missed out on attending the British Society for Parasitology’s Autumn Symposium? Read our report of the event here, including talks from Roy Anderson and David Molyneux.
To mark World Rabies Day take a look at our infographic highlighting the current rabies burden and summarizing the strategy aiming to ensure there are zero cases of dog-mediated rabies by 2030.
In this interview, we speak to Tracey Goldstein, Co-Principal Investigator and Pathogen Diagnostics Co-Lead for the viral emergence early-warning project PREDICT, who gives us an overview of the project, what brought it about and some of the findings thus far.
The spread of a single multi-drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum lineage to south Vietnam has caused alarm after worrying treatment failure rates. Researchers suggest this presents a serious concern for malaria control efforts.
In line with our focus this month on zoonoses, we spoke to Joanne Webster from the Royal Veterinary College, about her involvement in a host of projects on zoonotic parasites, including both schistosomiasis and Toxoplasma.