Bubonic plague is considered by many as a disease from the past, a dark age scourge which took millions of lives during major pandemics. Although… Read more »
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The control and elimination of Schistosomiasis is a huge project and has gained an increasing amount of manpower and financial resources. A new study… Read more »
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Krisztian Magori reports on the exciting new results of a phase II clinical trial of the R21 malaria vaccine, which shows safety… 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 »
We would like to start the new year with good news - there has been great progress towards targets of eliminating soil-transmitted… 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 »
Diagnosis of scabies in LMICs: validation of the International Alliance for the Control of Scabies Consensus Criteria
The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS) developed a detailed description of diagnostic criteria for scabies.… Read more »
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