A recent study has demonstrated a significant decrease in cases of human papilloma virus infection in England since the introduction of a bivalent vaccine in 2008.
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Researchers have discovered a high prevalence of colistin-resistant E. coli in the Vietnamese town of Nguyen Xa, according to research presented at ASM Microbe.
A University of Mauritius study has demonstrated that factors such as family size, family diet and usage affect the growth of pathogens, which could cause food poisoning, on kitchen towels.
An isolate of colistin-heteroresistant, carbapenem-resistant, hypervirulent/hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae has been identified in the USA.
Data from Public Health England has reported a 20% rise in cases of syphilis and a 22% rise in gonorrhoea, a concern with the emergence of multi-drug resistance.
In this interview Sally, a Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London’s Faculty of Medicine (London, UK), speaks about her work on issues relating to the vaccination and screening of migrants, in addition to discussing some of the wider issues facing migrant’s access to healthcare in Europe.
This month has seen us focus on travel and migration – a theme of increasing importance in the modern-day world. In light of this we caught up with Marta Tilli on her research investigating the burden of infectious diseases in the Moria refugee camp (Levos, Greece).
Rabies elimination is achievable and cost-effective, but decades of research have failed to translate into multi-national efforts in the worst-affected areas. So why is the ancient rabies virus still terrorizing the lives of so many people across the globe?