The first population-level evidence has proved the rotavirus vaccination saves lives in low-income settings.
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Vaccination has begun to try and contain the second outbreak of Ebola seen in the Democratic Republic of Congo this year.
ASM Microbe: Multi-use of kitchen towels and non-vegetarian diets encourage growth of food poisoning pathogens
A University of Mauritius study has demonstrated that factors such as family size, family diet and usage affect the growth of pathogens, which could cause food poisoning, on kitchen towels.
In research presented at ASM Microbe a team have delved into the dynamics of E. coli in urban streams in the USA, indicating possible antibiotic resistance activity.
Data from Public Health England has reported a 20% rise in cases of syphilis and a 22% rise in gonorrhoea, a concern with the emergence of multi-drug resistance.
In our latest interview we ask Seth Berkley, who has been CEO of Gavi since 2011, about new vaccines, the importance of collaboration and the challenges facing access to vaccinations.
In this interview Sally, a Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College London’s Faculty of Medicine (London, UK), speaks about her work on issues relating to the vaccination and screening of migrants, in addition to discussing some of the wider issues facing migrant’s access to healthcare in Europe.
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?
An estimated 10 individuals are thought to have died as a result of fever from Nipah virus infection in Kerala state, India.
This week the WHO published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of tests for some of the most common conditions and important infectious diseases.