A tsetse control project conducted in Burkina Faso reveals the importance of the engagement of local communities.
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Parasitic infections can cause multiple changes to occur to their hosts. Are these changes all initiated by the same mechanism or are several causes involved?… Read more »
The parasites causing vivax malaria is known to preferentially invade immature red blood cells by attaching to Duffy antigens on the cell surface. An… Read more »
Sporadic epidemics of West Nile Fever occur in Europe in the summer months when the mosquito vector of West Nile virus is biting. Do new introductions occur… Read more »
Artemisinin and its derivatives are regarded as the most effective antimalaria drug available today. They are used as a standard treatment for malaria… Read more »
On the occasion of BugBitten's fourth birthday: time to reflect
Facilitated by increasing global mobility, urbanisation, climate change, and the development of insecticide resistance, populations of the yellow fever… Read more »
Researchers report that the common eye fluke can alter the anti-predator behaviour of its fish host in different ways depending upon whether it is immature or… Read more »
The increase in the popularity of eating raw fish in sushi and sashimi dishes has been blamed for a parallel increase in cases of anisakiasis. This painful… Read more »
The Pyrenean chamois has been used to investigate the consequences of the higher parasite burdens experienced by males compared with females.