Many people living in tropical or sub-tropical regions are exposed to the risk of a debilitating infestation of these tiny sand-fleas, yet little is known of their epidemiology. New study from Kenya shows how common they can be.
A new study investigates the effectiveness of mass drug administration to reduce prevalence of mites that cause scabies and their itchy side effects.
Krisztian Magori (@BiteOfAMosquito) discusses the newest innovation in arbovirus surveillance, using mosquito excreta to test for mosquito-borne pathogens.
It is unclear whether or not subpatent malaria should be targeted for control of the disease. A new study further unravels the role of subpatent malaria infections in ongoing transmission.
Here is the second of two blogs (here you find the first part) reporting on the 2019 British Society for Parasitology Spring Meeting in Manchester.
The British Society for Parasitology held a very successful Spring Meeting jointly with The Netherlands Society of Parasitology and The Belgian Society for Parasitology & Protistology this April. The three Societies put together a series of sessions and themes including; Host Pathogen Interactions, Ecology and Ecosystems, Human Interventions, Cell Biology and Science Communication under the overarching umbrella of “One Health”.