The new species, the Bombali virus, has been identified in bats in Sierra Leone ahead of any human infection.
A case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has been reported to the WHO by the United Arab Emirates.
All epidemically successful HIV groups started to spread in early 20th century, this perspective piece looks into the factors that enabled adaptation of SIV to be sexually transmitted among humans.
Researchers have discovered endemic malaria infection in a geographically-restricted set of wild bonobos, including a possible new species of the parasite.
Researchers have revealed that arteriviruses may produce more mRNAs and proteins than previously understood – a finding that could provide insight on how the virus may potentially evolve to infect humans.
In our latest piece, Janet Daly discusses the species jump of influenza A virus from horses to dogs and the insights this gives into the factors involved in interspecies transmission events.
To mark World Rabies Day take a look at our infographic highlighting the current rabies burden and summarizing the strategy aiming to ensure there are zero cases of dog-mediated rabies by 2030.
In this interview, we speak to Tracey Goldstein, Co-Principal Investigator and Pathogen Diagnostics Co-Lead for the viral emergence early-warning project PREDICT, who gives us an overview of the project, what brought it about and some of the findings thus far.
Editor, Martha Powell, discusses the issues around the current guidance for treating HAT and gives an overview of the current clinical pipeline being spearheaded by the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative.
In line with our focus this month on zoonoses, we spoke to Joanne Webster from the Royal Veterinary College, about her involvement in a host of projects on zoonotic parasites, including both schistosomiasis and Toxoplasma.