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A recently published study has concluded that yaws eradication will require more than a single round of mass drug treatment – as per the current WHO strategy – as researchers confirm the appearance of antibiotic-resistant strains.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including a spreading drug resistance in malaria and new data on antimicrobial resistance.
The largest genetic study of malaria parasites in Southeast Asia has revealed that resistance to the most powerful antimalarial drugs has been spreading unreported for years in Cambodia.
The end of January saw the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research’s (LCNTDR; UK) annual anniversary event, this year commemorating the sixth anniversary of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Discover more about the research presented in this report.
Biothreats are in the limelight of the current military, scientific and medical debate. Although it is arguable whether they are a major impending risk, their political and societal relevance is out of discussion. They are one of the collective fears which characterize our epoch.
The WHO has released its first surveillance data on antibiotic resistance, revealing that it is widespread across both low-income and high-income countries.
New data analysis has suggested people born at the time of a flu pandemic are at higher risk of contracting infection during a later outbreak.
Want to find out what’s been happening this year? Editor, Martha Powell, highlights the best of 2017’s infectious diseases research in an A–Z.