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Researchers have pinpointed the four key pathogens responsible for diarrheal disease, a number one cause of morbidity among young children in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, highlighting the possible interventions available.
Evidence has emerged suggesting a link between certain hormonal contraceptives and HIV acquisition risk. This article reviews the epidemiologic studies and potential biologic mechanisms evaluating the association between hormonal contraceptive methods and HIV risk.
More than a century after its description and the discovery of the bacterial etiological agent, and despite its major burden globally, leptospirosis remains largely under-recognized.
Researchers have successfully identified the key climatic parameters for predicting dengue virus outbreaks by tracking disease progression through the different climatic zones of India.
We speak to Rebecca Prevots, from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who discusses her current research projects, the importance of epidemiology in studying infectious diseases and also the challenges this field currently faces.
A new mathematical modelling study has estimated the mortality rates of TB in the pediatric population, producing the first ever estimate for infants under 5 years of age.
Public Health England has released updated guidance on Candida auris, as they confirm that over 200 patients have been infected or colonized with the fungus.
Take a look at our infographic to find out more about the burden of some common fungal infections and assess why the facts and figures are so uncertain.