Microplastic pollution is a global crisis that we are all having to face as a consequence of our own actions. However, an aspect of microplastic… Read more »
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Uncovering the secrets of the ecology of a rare tick-borne pathogen, Borellia miyamotoi, in New York State
In this post, Krisztian Magori summarizes the results of a recently published, long-term study on the ecology of a rare tick-borne pathogen, Borrelia… Read more »
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Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases. The launch of the World Health Organization new road map to 2030.
Yesterday the World Health Organization launched a new road map to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate a set of 20 diseases,… Read more »
Krisztian Magori proclaims "Good Riddance" to 2020 as he tries to put into perspective all that happened, how Bugbitten weathered… Read more »
The impact of mass drug administration on Schistosoma haematobium infection: what is required to achieve morbidity control and elimination?
Using an individual based stochastic model and data from two different age-intensity profiles of infection prevalence and… Read more »
In this study, researchers explored the benefits and outcomes of different treatment strategies in reducing schistosomiasis in… Read more »
Evaluation of DjinniChip, a simple, fast, and low-cost diagnostic assay for the detection of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis
In this study in Tanzania researchers evaluated a novel rapid diagnostic test for the detection of trachoma in near-elimination… Read more »
Designing school-based surveys to identify areas for treatment of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using geostatistical models researchers evaluated the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of different survey designs in identifying… Read more »
Professor Seeram Ramakrishna from the National University of Singapore speaks about his perspective on BMC Biomedical Engineering.
The Odile Bain Memorial Prize recognizes early career scientists who have made significant contributions to the medical and… Read more »