The International Congress of the European Respiratory Society, 15–19 September, Paris (France), is the largest respiratory medicine meeting in the world. Find out about the latest research on non-tuberculous mycobacteria lung disease (NTM-LD) discussed at the 2018 congress in this report.
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With progress plateauing for a second consecutive year and global financing also levelling off, the WHO has called for a ‘high burden to high impact’ country-led strategy.
New data analysis of three clinical trials has suggested that a precision medicine approach could allow some pulmonary TB patients to have significantly shorter treatment periods.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology paper as we ask author Darrell Tan about the potential of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, PrEP failure and what research is needed in the field.
In this interview we speak to Amy Mathers about her research on the role of hospital plumbing in the evolution and exchange of genes of drug resistance.
In this infographic we take a look at the estimated burden of healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals across Europe.
A pioneering treatment, an antibody termed PRN100, is to be given to a patient with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease for the first time.
The WHO are amongst those aiding the Government of Zimbabwe to begin an oral cholera vaccination campaign yesterday, in efforts to immunize 1.4 million people living in high-risk regions in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe.
Researchers have reported that, despite control efforts, the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis has risen between 1990 and 2016.