As the coronavirus surges across the globe, diagnostic testing comes into its own, as researchers unite to confront, delay and stop its spread. In the absence of either proven effective therapy or a vaccine, diagnostic testing becomes a valuable tool.
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It’s a commonly known fact that the current global pandemic caused by the coronavirus originated in Wuhan, China. Over the first 50 days, a series of control measures were implemented to impede the spread, but were these measures effective?
Catch up on February’s industry headlines, including an MRSA breakthrough, a patent lawsuit, and the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak and its impact on the biotechnology industry worldwide.
Discover the latest information on 2019-nCoV including the current knowledge on its transmissibility, origin and clinical features.
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.
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.