The first citywide deployment of Wolbachia has proved successful, with no dengue cases reported since Wolbachia became established.
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Globally, shigella is reported to be the third largest cause of diarrheal mortality in the under-fives. We take a look at some of the vaccines that have made it to clinical development and some of the challenges still facing this diarrheal disease.
In top-line results from a Phase IIa study, Abivax has reported mixed data, although ABX464 did appear to reduce HIV DNA in blood and rectal samples at a higher dose.
In this interview we take a look at cholera outbreak situations and the strategies required to tackle them as we talk to Martin Mengel following his presentation at ECCMID.
Whole-genome sequencing has been used to demonstrate that carbapenem resistance can be transferred among unrelated bacteria species in a healthcare setting.
A University of Mauritius study has demonstrated that factors such as family size, family diet and usage affect the growth of pathogens, which could cause food poisoning, on kitchen towels.
In this interview Sally, a Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London’s Faculty of Medicine (London, UK), speaks about her work on issues relating to the vaccination and screening of migrants, in addition to discussing some of the wider issues facing migrant’s access to healthcare in Europe.
This month has seen us focus on travel and migration – a theme of increasing importance in the modern-day world. In light of this we caught up with Marta Tilli on her research investigating the burden of infectious diseases in the Moria refugee camp (Levos, Greece).
Rabies elimination is achievable and cost-effective, but decades of research have failed to translate into multi-national efforts in the worst-affected areas. So why is the ancient rabies virus still terrorizing the lives of so many people across the globe?