Worm infections are often associated with low and middle income countries, but mounting evidence suggests that intestinal parasites are found in some United States communities. In some areas, like this unincorporated community in Texas, over 15% of people had antibodies to threadworms.
Monthly Archives: February 2021
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 miyamotoi, in New York State.
Malaria continues to be a global challenge to population health, and the scale of the problem is driven by a lack of trained personnel and equipment to speed up diagnostic processes in resource-limited settings. The development of applications and processes to automate malaria diagnosis may circumvent this hurdle, allowing for more rapid treatment of patients.