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.
Browsing: Animal Reservoirs
In this interview we speak to Leah Blondeau about her research into the pathogens that can be passed from companion animals to humans, recently presented in a poster at the European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infection Disease.
A recently discovered species of the ebolavirus, the Bombali virus, has been identified in bats in Kenya, marking the first time any ebolavirus has been found in wildlife on the east coast of Africa.
Take a look at the skip-and-resurgence of Japanese encephalitis, and the possible reasons behind this pattern, in our latest opinion piece.
Rabies elimination is achievable and cost-effective, but decades of research have failed to translate into multi-national efforts in the worst-affected areas. So why is the ancient rabies virus still terrorizing the lives of so many people across the globe?
Researchers have discovered endemic malaria infection in a geographically-restricted set of wild bonobos, including a possible new species of the parasite.
Magnus Evander gives past, present and future perspectives on Inkoo virus – a mosquito-borne virus in northern Europe causing fever and meningoencephalitis.