New research suggests that sepsis may be associated with one in five deaths, double the previous estimate, but overall trends suggest incidence and mortality may be decreasing.
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Take a look at the research highlights of 2019 as we count down the top infectious disease stories from A to Z!
Want to discover the best research that’s occurred this year? Editor, Martha Powell, highlights the best of 2018’s infectious diseases research in an A–Z.
State media has reported that the number of people living with HIV/AIDS has increased by 14% year-on-year.
On the day of UNGA’s first-ever high-level meeting on tuberculosis we summarize the key points from the WHO 2018 Global Tuberculosis Report and what this meeting could mean for accelerating progress.
Researchers have reported that, despite control efforts, the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis has risen between 1990 and 2016.
Continuous mass distribution of azithromycin in northern Ethiopia is effective for trachoma prevention but doesn’t eliminate the disease entirely, according to new research.
Researchers have uncovered that the infection rates of high risk human papillomavirus (HR-HPV) in England are lower than expected. Research also found that smoking and sexual behaviour were risk factors for the infection, leading to throat cancer.
In the first 6 months of 2018 over 41, 000 children and adults in the WHO European Region have been infected with measles; more than the annual total of any year since 2010.