A huge upsurge in malaria cases has been caused by Venezuela’s socioeconomic and political crisis, undoing years of progress and endangering neighbouring countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
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Staying in a hotel or private accommodation has been associated with carrying ESBL-producing bacteria in travelers to low- and middle-income countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
The ECDC has reported that the burden of healthcare-associated infections is substantial and variability in microbiological testing suggests these infections could be managed better, according to research presented at ECCMID.
In a new review of the condition, experts from NIAID have called for a galvanized research response to growing cases of acute flaccid myelitis.
An international study has compared the number of antibiotic resistance genes in water treatment plants across European countries, discovering that this correlates with the number of resistant bacteria in patient samples and antibiotic consumption across the region.
The latest report from the ECDC and WHO has analysed the 2017 data for the European region, suggesting that despite an overall decline in the number of cases, TB remains a major public health challenge.
A review of Venezuela’s current crisis has given cause for concern, highlighting the increased rate of re-emergence and spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus.