The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen over 2612 cases and 1756 mortalities since it was first announced by the WHO on 1 August 2018. One year on we ask, what have the major milestones been of this outbreak? And where are we now; is there an end in sight?
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In this interview we speak to Leah Blondeau about her research into the pathogens that can be passed from companion animals to humans, recently presented in a poster at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Disease.
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.
Stainless steel and surgical gowns remain contaminated with Clostridium difficile even after treatment with the recommended disinfectant, according to new research.
Results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has provided insights into why Candida auris outbreaks frequent in healthcare facilities.
Recent research has suggested that swimming in the ocean may alter the skin microbiome composition and lead to increased vulnerability of infection.
New research has assessed a genetically engineered fungus for the control of malaria mosquitoes in the first semi-field trial, demonstrating that populations were reduced by more than 99%.
Over 800,000 individuals will be vaccinated against cholera in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, as the area suffers an unprecedented combination of epidemics.
Argentina and Algeria have officially been certified as free of malaria by the WHO, both becoming the second country in their respective regions to achieve this certification.