New research suggests that sepsis may be associated with one in five deaths, double the previous estimate, but overall trends suggest incidence and mortality may be decreasing.
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The WHO has published 2019’s World Malaria Report, providing an update on global trends and highlighting pregnant women and children as particularly at-risk groups.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals how the household environment can influence the transmission dynamics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
An independent commission of experts concluded that wild type poliovirus type 3 (WPV3) has been eradicated worldwide, representing a historic achievement.
In this Ask The Experts we talk to two experts about issues surrounding healthcare-associated infections and infection prevention and control, including the role of surveillance, the involvement of patients and the importance of behavior change.
What impact will climate change have on vector-borne diseases? Discover more about rapid environmental and climate changes and the the distribution of vector-borne diseases in future.
The European Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination has assessed annual status updated for 2018, concluding that the number of countries having achieved or sustained measles elimination has declined.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘Tick-borne diseases on the rise: an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure’, as we ask the author about the increasing prevalence of these diseases and what can be done to prevent them.
Research suggests that in the UK, new cases of tick-borne Lyme disease could be three-times higher than previous estimates, possibly exceeding 8000 cases in 2019.