Pork tapeworm: a parasite that afflicts poor, marginalised farming and rural communities within 56 countries across the globe. Matt Dixon looks at how… Read more »
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Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases. The launch of the World Health Organization new road map to 2030.
Yesterday the World Health Organization launched a new road map to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate a set of 20 diseases, termed neglected… Read more »
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We would like to start the new year with good news - there has been great progress towards targets of eliminating soil-transmitted… Read more »
Krisztian Magori proclaims "Good Riddance" to 2020 as he tries to put into perspective all that happened, how Bugbitten weathered… Read more »
The impact of mass drug administration on Schistosoma haematobium infection: what is required to achieve morbidity control and elimination?
Using an individual based stochastic model and data from two different age-intensity profiles of infection prevalence and… Read more »
Diagnosis of scabies in LMICs: validation of the International Alliance for the Control of Scabies Consensus Criteria
The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS) developed a detailed description of diagnostic criteria for scabies.… Read more »
In this tragical year of 2020, Krisztian Magori highlights how we might just have gotten lucky with mosquitoes and West Nile virus… Read more »
The malaria parasite’s gametocyte-stage has been demonstrated in the field to heavily manipulate the blood-seeking behaviour of… Read more »
A novel compound, active against a range of single celled parasites, has recently been discovered in the symbiotic bacteria living… Read more »
Cytoplasmic incompatibility resulting in non-reciprocal fertility is a naturally occurring phenomenon, but remains unexplored to… Read more »