The WHO’s most recent global tuberculosis report has stated that the burden of TB is still high, with gaps in diagnosis and growing drug-resistance posing challenges on our way to ending this epidemic.
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Results from the Positive Perspectives global survey have been reported at the recent EACS conference, providing insights into the attitudes of HIV patients towards treatment, healthcare and stigma.
Researchers have demonstrated the having a positive mood on the day of flu vaccination may predict and even improve vaccine effectiveness.
A new article has assessed the market penetration of a molecular TB test, Xpert MTB/RIF®, revealing that implementation in high-burden countries has progressed well, but there is more to be done.
Inappropriate use and overuse of antibiotics are among the most important factors in resistance development, and effective antibiotic stewardship measures are needed to optimize outcomes.
A study has suggested that the current strategies aimed at changing perceptions towards measles, mumps and rubella vaccinations only serve to reinforce these false beliefs.
In this interview, we discuss public health and music playlists with Natasha Crowcroft, Chief of Applied Immunization Research and Evaluation at Public Health Ontario and Professor in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.
A new analysis has suggested that the notion of ‘completing the course’ when taking antibiotics is not evidence-based and should be dropped as it may actually increase the risk of antibiotic resistance.
In this interview with Patrick Harris, from the University of Queensland, we discuss his role in setting up and co-ordinating the MERINO trial, and his research on the use of genomics in clinical microbiology.
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.