We take a look back at some of the largest outbreaks of 2017 and their impacts. Read the full story to learn more.
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Want to find out what’s been happening this year? Editor, Martha Powell, highlights the best of 2017’s infectious diseases research in an A–Z.
Scientists have analyzed trends on Twitter and Google in order to devise a mathematical theory that could help predict tipping points in vaccine scares.
The SAFE strategy to eliminate trachoma – new research suggests facial cleanliness can be reliably measured
Researchers have demonstrated that facial cleanliness can be reliably measured, suggesting that this should be incorporated into surveys assessing trachoma control efforts.
Qualitative interviews to identify burden of illness, impacts and costs associated with surgical site infections
In this study the authors assess the burden of illness, impacts and costs associated with surgical site infections, concluding that SSIs impart a broad and significant impact on both patients and their families.
In light of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, we highlighted AMR as our November focus, including interviews, opinion pieces and a Twitter chat to try and help promote awareness.
Read our note from the Editor and browse some of our top, exclusive content on HIV and AIDS in line with World AIDS Day.
HIV self-testing is one of the tools that will help us reach the first 90 of UNAIDS 90-90-90 targets; for the other targets, we will need integration of conventional and unconventional approaches to improve health service delivery.
November sees the release of the World Malaria Report, and here we take a look at the key facts and figures.