In Focus

0 In focus: The microbiome

Although the microbiome has been implicated in many pathologies, from obesity to Alzheimer’s, in this feature, we take a closer look at the role of the microbiome in infectious diseases. Discover more in our February focus.

0 In focus: Biothreats

A biothreat is defined as the threat posed by a harmful biological agent – this includes bacterial, fungal and viral…

0 In focus: HIV/AIDS

With December 1st marking World AIDS Day, we took a closer look at this elusive virus for our December focus, including a look at newly-developed trispecific antibodies and the potential of self-testing.

0 In focus: Antimicrobial resistance

In light of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, we highlighted AMR as our November focus, including interviews, opinion pieces and a Twitter chat to try and help promote awareness.

0 In focus: Influenza

This October, as flu season begins, we take a closer look at the influenza virus, its history, its current impact and the future.

0 In focus: Zoonoses

September has seen us look more closely at zoonoses – diseases that can be transmitted from animals to humans – and here you can view all our exlusive content and interviews.

0 In focus: Fungal diseases

Despite causing a significant burden on human morbidity and mortality, affecting an estimated one quarter of the world’s population, fungal…

0 In focus: Mosquito-borne diseases

Mosquito-borne diseases are a significant burden across the globe causing millions of deaths every year. With growing concerns that global warming and increased travel could result in this burden expanding further we delved into some of the diseases transmitted by these insects.

0 In focus: Hepatitis

Viral hepatitis is a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide, and in May we looked closer at this disease in line with Hepatitis Awareness Month.