Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Prof. Mohamed El Zowalaty about the challenges facing the field of arboviruses, from climate change to urbanization, both in South Africa and across the world.
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With progress plateauing for a second consecutive year and global financing also levelling off, the WHO has called for a ‘high burden to high impact’ country-led strategy.
A new study from the ECDC has estimated that 33,000 individuals die each year as a consequence of infections with antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Researchers have reported that, despite control efforts, the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis has risen between 1990 and 2016.
The European Gonococcal Antimicrobial Surveillance Programme has revealed high levels of azithromycin resistance in Europe, however, these have remained relatively stable.
In this interview, we speak to Ana Litvintseva, a Medical Mycologist and Team Lead at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC; GA, USA) about Candida auris, its emergence and the challenges it presents.
Take a look at the skip-and-resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, and the possible reasons behind this pattern, in our latest opinion piece.
Researchers have uncovered that the infection rates of high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) in England are lower than expected. Research also found that smoking and sexual behaviour were risk factors for the infection, leading to throat cancer.