A study has evaluated de-identified data from wearable devices, discovering that this could improve real-time prediction of flu-like illnesses when compared with current surveillance methods.
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.
The WHO has released a Global Influenza Strategy for 2019–2030 aiming to prevent seasonal flu, prepare for a pandemic situation and control the spread of zoonotic influenza.
The World Health Organization has released a new Technical Note updating countries worldwide on optimal methods and diagnostic techniques to improve antimicrobial resistance surveillance.
In this interview we take a look at cholera outbreak situations and the strategies required to tackle them as we talk to Martin Mengel following his presentation at ECCMID.
Researchers have discovered a high prevalence of colistin-resistant E. coli in the Vietnamese town of Nguyen Xa, according to research presented at ASM Microbe.
Trends in Acinetobacter baumannii infections, one of the most prevalent hospital-acquired infections in children, have been studied revealing that both cephalosporin and carbapenem resistance has increased.
Population mobility and infectious diseases and infectious diseases and population mobility – direction really does matter?
Infectious diseases and population mobility are intimately linked from the perspectives of clinical practice to global health policy. Mobility bridges significant epidemiological differences in the classical determinants of health for all diseases. The new reality is that “surveillance, detection and response” activities in infectious diseases clinical care and public health are the responsibility all members of society.
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.
Device produces a 3D reconstruction of swollen disfigured legs caused by lymphatic filariasis, providing a more rapid accurate diagnosis and assessment.