Dams block the migration of river prawns that eat snails which are intermediate hosts for schistosomiasis
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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 »
The ephrin receptor, EphA2, on liver cells has been shown to affect susceptibility to invasion by malaria sporozoites.
Mosquitoes are more likely to be infected with a second strain of malaria when they are already infected with malaria.