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.
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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.
In this interview we speak to Chikwe Ihekweazu, current Director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, about monkeypox, public trust, surveillance and the factors that influence preparedness.
The house mouse – introduced by humans via the maritime trade – has dramatically shaped Toxoplasma gondiipopulations in West Africa and around the world, according to new research.
A new meta-analysis including data from 60 million individuals over 8 years has demonstrated significant decreases in HPV infections, anogenital wart diagnoses and precancerous cervical lesions following HPV vaccination in girls.
Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided insights into why Candida auris outbreaks frequent in healthcare facilities.