The topic of this blog coincides nicely with Charles Darwin’s birthday week. The techniques that we use to study evolution have changed drastically since… Read more »
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- Why should we care about genetic diversity in mosquitoes? - 16th February 2018
- Strong mussels - 2nd February 2018
- Monkey malaria causes human infections in Brazil - 3rd November 2017
Filter-feeders can reduce transmission of trematode parasites
A malaria parasite that normally is transmitted to howler and capuchin monkeys has been found in humans in Rio de Janerio state in Brazil
The details of the debate on mass deworming in high-risk communities
Vector biologists, modellers and ecoinformaticians convene for the second annual meeting of Vector Behaviour in Transmission Ecology Research Coordination… Read more »
Dams block the migration of river prawns that eat snails which are intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis
How to use genetics and serology to understand the spread of dengue infections.
Is 3 to 5 years of treatment enough to eliminate preventable blindness? Mounting evidence for more integrated controls of trachoma
Blindness due to a bacterial infection that causes trachoma is a serious problem worldwide. The currently recommended number of rounds of mass drug… Read more »
Urbanization and shortage of vaccines are leading to the largest yellow fever outbreaks in 30 years.
Heterogeneity in malaria transmission is important to understand during elimination programmes, but the factors that lead to differences in transmission are… Read more »