Multi-use patient equipment, such as thermometers, has been linked to one of the largest outbreaks of the emerging drug-resistant fungal pathogen Candida auris to-date.
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Research presented at ECCMID suggests unvaccinated teenagers and adults were at highest risk of developing measles, whilst the biggest threat of mortality was to those under the age of two.
A study presented at ECCMID today suggests that in 2017 West Nile virus re-emerged and spread to new areas in Greece, following 2 years with no reported human cases.
A recent study has presented an accurate estimation of pregnancy outcomes associated with Zika infection in French territories in the Americas.
New research has suggested that better targeting of control measures to cholera hotspots, or around specific cases, could make anti-cholera efforts more effective.
Rapid detection and identification of pathogens is crucial to combat biothreat agents. Here, we take a look at some of the emerging technologies and how they could be used to diagnose disease for civilian biodefense.
Listen to our podcast rounding up the top news stories of the week, including the measles vaccine and the sexual transmission of Zika.
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.