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 house mouse – introduced by humans via the maritime trade – has dramatically shaped Toxoplasma gondiipopulations in West Africa and around the world, according to new research.
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 recently discovered species of the ebolavirus, the Bombali virus, has been identified in bats in Kenya, marking the first time any ebolavirus has been found in wildlife on the east coast of Africa.
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.