Could a new anti-saliva vaccine protect against multiple mosquito-borne diseases? The Phase I clinical trials have just begun...
Latest posts by Vera Unwin (see all)
- The AGS-v-vaccine: a magic bullet for mosquito-transmitted infections? - 31st March 2017
- Merry Christmas from BugBitten - 22nd December 2016
- Mosquitoes suit up in war against malaria - 16th September 2016
Anopheles mosquitoes have made their move, donning a thicker armour against insecticide- now what’s ours?
Toward elimination As many malaria control programs progress towards elimination, more diligent surveillance and monitoring programmes become the focus of… Read more »
Zika disease has exploded in the Latin Americas following an outbreak in Brazil last year. Although not lethal, there is evidence of an association between the… Read more »
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Bugbitten!
February 2014 saw the first cases of the Ebola in Guinea, which then spread quickly to nine countries in West Africa and claimed over 11,000 lives. Sierra… Read more »
Last month Liverpool hosted the British Society for Parasitology’s (BSP) 53rd annual spring meeting. Having enjoyed and previously reviewed several of the… Read more »
“Neglected Tropical Diseases”, a term now so commonly used, was first coined at the WHO Berlin meeting in 2005. On this 10th anniversary, the Liverpool… Read more »
Detection of eggs/ cysts of intestinal parasites in the faeces of infected animals is the gold standard for diagnosing numerous intestinal parasites. Hence,… Read more »