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.
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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).
A study presented at ECCMID has suggested patient outcomes for Gram-negative bacteremia are similar in the case of 7 days and 14 days of antibiotic treatment, suggesting a shorter course length could be beneficial.
A new color-coded visual tool is set to make it easier for healthcare workers to measure how well a hospital complies with guidelines.
World TB Day has seen the launch of the N-TB app, a first-of-kind tool to help healthcare providers in the nutritional assessment and counselling of adult patients with tuberculosis.
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.
New research shows that all-cause mortality is lower in children whose most recent immunization was the measles vaccine.
Biothreats are in the limelight of the current military, scientific and medical debate. Although it is arguable whether they are a major impending risk, their political and societal relevance is out of discussion. They are one of the collective fears which characterize our epoch.
In a new report issued by an international consortium, suggestions are provided to support a more sustainable and accessible approach to antibiotic development in order to fight growing concerns over resistance.