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Scientists have synthetically engineered mosquitoes to prevent transmission of dengue virus to humans. This potentially could lead to genetic approaches to controlling the spread of dengue virus among populations.
Researchers have discovered an association between the spread of HIV and quantity of extracellular vesicles from lactobacilli, suggesting a protective mechanism to inhibit the spread of HIV infection.
New estimates from the WHO and the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reveal that in 2018, more than 140,000 individuals died from measles worldwide, with most deaths seen in the poorest countries and among infants.
The WHO has published 2019’s World Malaria Report, providing an update on global trends and highlighting pregnant women and children as particularly at-risk groups.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘The hospital environment and its microbial burden: Challenges and solutions’ as we ask author Ioana Chirca about controlling microbial burdens in the healthcare environment and promising solutions for the future.
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis reveals how the household environment can influence the transmission dynamics of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.