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.
New research indicates that harnessing RNA sensors could allow human cells to be more attuned to killing tuberculosis, presenting an effective means for controlling the spread of the disease.
Results from a new survey of young adults has suggested a poor knowledge of HIV transmission, persisting stigma around living with HIV and high-risk sexual behaviours.
A team of researchers presented the first large-scale evidence that releasing Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes reduced dengue infections by >70% in high-risk populations.
A study published today in the Journal of the America Medical Informatics Association has demonstrated that a new digital sepsis monitoring system implemented in three Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (London, UK) hospitals lowered the odds of death from sepsis by 24%.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology editorial, entitled ‘Vaccinations during pregnancy: a call to sting into action’, as we ask the authors about vaccines currently administered during pregnancy, vaccine confidence in pregnant women and the future of this field.
The US FDA has approved cefiderocol (Fetroja), a siderophore cephalosporin that inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. Fetroja is the first approved antibiotic that functions as a siderophore.
The CDC has released an updated report outlining the burden of antimicrobial resistance in the USA and the greatest threats that face this country.