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In our latest piece, Janet Daly discusses the species jump of influenza A virus from horses to dogs and the insights this gives into the factors involved in interspecies transmission events.
To mark World Rabies Day take a look at our infographic highlighting the current rabies burden and summarizing the strategy aiming to ensure there are zero cases of dog-mediated rabies by 2030.
In this interview, we speak to Tracey Goldstein, Co-Principal Investigator and Pathogen Diagnostics Co-Lead for the viral emergence early-warning project PREDICT, who gives us an overview of the project, what brought it about and some of the findings thus far.
The spread of a single multi-drug resistant Plasmodium falciparum lineage to south Vietnam has caused alarm after worrying treatment failure rates. Researchers suggest this presents a serious concern for malaria control efforts.
In line with our focus this month on zoonoses, we spoke to Joanne Webster from the Royal Veterinary College, about her involvement in a host of projects on zoonotic parasites, including both schistosomiasis and Toxoplasma.
Data from Population-based HIV Impact Assessments in five African countries have demonstrated promising progress towards controlling the HIV epidemic by 2020, however, they have also highlighted gaps.
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.
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.