In this interview we speak to Chikwe Ihekweazu, current Director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, about monkeypox, public trust, surveillance and the factors that influence preparedness.
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The house mouse – introduced by humans via the maritime trade – has dramatically shaped Toxoplasma gondiipopulations in West Africa and around the world, according to new research.
A new meta-analysis including data from 60 million individuals over 8 years has demonstrated significant decreases in HPV infections, anogenital wart diagnoses and precancerous cervical lesions following HPV vaccination in girls.
Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided insights into why Candida auris outbreaks frequent in healthcare facilities.
Research presented at ASM Microbe (20–24 June 2019; CA, USA) has demonstrated the presence of Staphylococcus aureus in 40% of a sample of cell phones tested at a university.
A report analyzing the prevalence and incidence of chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and syphilis for 2016 has reported that rates of these four curable sexually transmitted infections remain high, estimating 376.4 million cases in 2016.
Long durations of antibiotic use in middle- and late-adulthood have been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular events in new research studying over 36,000 women.
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.
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.