With the success of kissing bug control programmes, monitoring these vectors of Chagas disease is becoming more and more difficult. New work in Peru… Read more »
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A groundbreaking approach, the ATRAP project - Action Towards Reducing Aquatic snail-borne Parasitic diseases - uses a Citizen Science approach to… Read more »
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I find it hard to believe that 10 years have passed since the BugBitten blog was born. Initiated by board members of Parasites… Read more »
In May 2022, Togo was validated by the WHO for a significant milestone: its elimination of trachoma as a public health problem.… Read more »
It is not often that malaria research makes it onto the BBC morning news, but it did so very recently, when the discovery of a… Read more »
A new review in the journal Infectious Diseases of Poverty takes a look at papers examining the effect climate change will have on… Read more »
Are giardiasis-related pathologies caused only by certain Giardia duodenalis assemblages: Molecular epidemiology and assemblage typing of giardiasis infections along the southern shoreline of Lake Malawi
Of the eight morphologically identical but genetically distinct G. duodenalis assemblages A-H, almost all human infections are… Read more »
The identification and discovery of the mode of action of a class of drugs, the cyanotriazoles, that poison trypanosomatids has… Read more »
The Intersecting challenges of conflict- and climate-related internal displacement for neglected tropical disease programmes.
Governments, donors and NGOs need to address the impact of climate change and conflict on NTD control and elimination efforts, as… Read more »
Mosquitoes use scent cues to locate humans to feed upon, but do some humans smell more appealing than others, and if so, why?