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A new study has suggested that higher amounts of decaying infrastructure in lower socioeconomic neighborhoods may provide more breeding sites for mosquitoes, leaving residents vulnerable to mosquito-borne diseases.
It may be possible to interrupt the transmission of soil-transmitted helminths, which affect nearly 2 billion individuals globally. Here, the authors give an overview of the DeWorm3 project, which aims to test the feasibility of interrupting soil-transmitted helminth transmission.
In this interview, Roy Anderson, Director for the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research speaks about the work undertaken by the Centre and gives his thoughts on the wider NTD field.
Researchers demonstrate how one of the deadliest hospital-acquired infections can be prevented by training and culture-change interventions.
Helen McShane discusses her work leading the TB vaccine research program at Oxford University, and shares her thoughts on the challenges facing vaccine development and eradication of this disease.
In this interview, Joop Arends discusses his thoughts on the future of diagnosis and management of hepatitis C, and also gives us his highlights from ECCMID.