Monthly Archives: October 2021
Researchers in Kampala and Glasgow identified key factors driving persistant S. mansoni infections in hotspot communities on the banks of Lake Victoria. These findings will help schistosomiasis elimination programmes design targeted interventions to bring down infections in these high transmission areas.
Or perhaps a better question would be what do you think you know about malaria? In this day and age, with easy access to information, are there any checks or verification on the information we receive? Information – and correct information at that – is important when it comes to disease control. Bogale Belay and colleagues assessed the knowledge, attitude, and practice amongst febrile patients visiting an Ethiopian clinic to see how that tallied with disease prevalence.