Monthly Archives: August 2017
Rima Shretta and her colleagues, recently published their findings on how the recent decline in funding could impact malaria elimination programs, especially in regions where the disease burden is relatively low. Rima takes us ‘behind the scenes’ of the article to explain how they got to their conclusions and the next steps forward.
Facilitated by increasing global mobility, urbanisation, climate change, and the development of insecticide resistance, populations of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti, are increasing in range and size. This spread includes their recent re-emergence in parts of Europe after their disappearance in the mid-20th century and is of particular concern due to their role as… Read more »