Hilary Hurd

Editor at BugBitten
Hilary is Professor Emeritus of Parasitology at Keele University, UK, having retired at the end of 2013. Her research interests have revolved around parasites transmitted by insects and their interactions with their vectors. She was Director of the Centre for Applied Entomology and Parasitology at Keele for over ten years and served as President of the British Society for Parasitology.
Hilary Hurd

An Arbovirus new to Australia


The first-ever outbreak of Japanese encephalitis in temperate Australia is connected to the creation of extensive wetlands following excessively high rainfall.