A new color-coded visual tool is set to make it easier for healthcare workers to measure how well a hospital complies with guidelines.
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TB and HIV are two intertwined infective challenges for global health and therefore they need to be addressed with an integrated approach.
We look at some of the highlights of our Twitter chat (#TalkTB), where we questioned Madhukar Pai, Nandita Venkatesan and Jacob Creswell about all things tuberculosis – from diagnosis to social stigma.
Antibiotic Research UK has raised concerns about staff shortages and over-occupancy in UK hospitals, stating this may be increasing the transmission of infections and putting patients in danger.
Partnership announcements and promising trial data reported at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, take a look at our round-up of the latest industry headlines.
New research has suggested that better targeting of control measures to cholera hotspots, or around specific cases, could make anti-cholera efforts more effective.
A new study has revealed that a promising antioxidant drug could prevent sexual transmission of the Zika virus, offering a potential role for the drug in preventing spread among humans.
Take a look at the top news stories of the week, including the FDA approval of HIV drug Biktarvy and the discovery of a genetic predisposition to congenital Zika syndrome.
In the era of meta-omics, infection control and prevention must consider healthcare-associated infections in the global context of pathobiome.
A recently published study has concluded that yaws eradication will require more than a single round of mass drug treatment – as per the current WHO strategy – as researchers confirm the appearance of antibiotic-resistant strains.