It may be possible to interrupt the transmission of soil-transmitted helminths, which affect nearly 2 billion individuals globally. Here, the authors give an overview of the DeWorm3 project, which aims to test the feasibility of interrupting soil-transmitted helminth transmission.
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In this interview, Roy Anderson, Director for the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research speaks about the work undertaken by the Centre and gives his thoughts on the wider NTD field.
Reporting from ECCMID17, we spoke to William Irving about his current work on hepatitis C and his thoughts on the future of this field.
Prions are transmissible agents composed of aggregates of misfolded cellular prion protein (PrP) that cause fatal neurodegenerative diseases. Here the authors looks into what genomics can tell us about prion diseases, and gives a perspective on future needs.
Researchers have utilized LAMP technology to develop a new rapid and sensitive low-cost test for Zika virus; they hope it will allow more effective tracking of disease spread.
New research has investigated the burden of nontuberculosis mycobacterium pulmonary disease in Germany, discovering high mortality and financial burden.
To highlight World Malaria Day To highlight World Malaria Day take a look at our video infographic based on the WHO’s World Malaria Report.