Vaccine-preventable diseases – including measles and diphtheria – have surged in crisis-hit Venezuela, according to research presented at ECCMID.
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A huge upsurge in malaria cases has been caused by Venezuela’s socioeconomic and political crisis, undoing years of progress and endangering neighbouring countries, according to research presented at ECCMID.
Following new research presented at ECCMID, experts are calling for people to not delay seeking medical advice after being exposed to potentially rabid animals overseas.
A new population-based survey has reported that low levels of public trust could have impacted the Ebola control efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with a quarter of individuals not believing the virus was real and refusing vaccination.
An international study has compared the number of antibiotic resistance genes in water treatment plants across European countries, discovering that this correlates with the number of resistant bacteria in patient samples and antibiotic consumption across the region.
A review of Venezuela’s current crisis has given cause for concern, highlighting the increased rate of re-emergence and spread of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus.
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With progress plateauing for a second consecutive year and global financing also levelling off, the WHO has called for a ‘high burden to high impact’ country-led strategy.
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