In 2018 more people received treatment for tuberculosis than ever before, largely due to improvements in detection and diagnosis, according to the latest Global Tuberculosis Report from the WHO.
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Two analyses supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s US influenza data have demonstrated that immunization reduces the risk of hospitalization in children and death in adults
Health authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo plan to introduce a second experimental Ebola vaccine, manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, from mid-October.
The results of a new study suggest that – compared with the general population – Ebola survivors may be at a significantly increased risk of death, particularly during the first year following hospital discharge.
The social media platform Pintrest has announced that it will introduce a new experience for vaccine-related searches, ensuring that terms such as ‘measles’ and ‘vaccine safety’ will only bring up results from public health organizations.
The manipulation of public opinion against lifesaving medicine and scientific facts is becoming an increasingly dangerous problem, but what can the science community do to convince people of the truth?
The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen over 2612 cases and 1756 mortalities since it was first announced by the WHO on 1 August 2018. One year on we ask, what have the major milestones been of this outbreak? And where are we now; is there an end in sight?
Find out more about the headlines from the 10th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019) in our round-up of conference news.
The fourth International Health Regulations Emergency Committee meeting has concluded by declaring a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, following the recent Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In this interview we speak to Chikwe Ihekweazu, current Director of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, about monkeypox, public trust, surveillance and the factors that influence preparedness.