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Most armadillos in Brazilian Amazon carry leprosy

July 2, 2018
More than 60% of armadillos in an area of the Brazilian Amazon tested positive for leprosy bacteria, and 63% of residents in the area surveyed were…

Q&A: Recommendations outline pathway for deploying gene drives

June 29, 2018
New recommendations published in The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene outline a pathway for the safe and ethical testing of gene…

Report details outbreaks linked to untreated recreational water

June 28, 2018
From 2000 to 2014, 140 outbreaks in 35 U.S. states and Guam were linked to untreated recreational water in lakes, rivers and oceans, according to a…

Left unchecked, global warming may shape future epidemics

June 4, 2018
Rising global temperatures may escalate antibiotic resistance, as well as increase the risk of future epidemics, including those caused by dengue…
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Pig coronavirus potentially harmful to humans

May 18, 2018
Scientists are concerned that a recently discovered coronavirus could emerge to cause outbreaks in humans. The virus, porcine deltacoronavirus…
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West Nile virus re-emerges in Greece

May 2, 2018
After a 2-year hiatus, West Nile virus has re-emerged in Greece, spreading to new territories, according to researchers from the University of Athens…
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Albendazole improves stamina of women farmers with hookworm

April 4, 2018
One dose of albendazole improved the stamina of women farmers with hookworm in sub-Saharan Africa, according to researchers. The findings, published…
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Program quickly detects lethal hemorrhagic fever outbreaks in Uganda

April 2, 2018
A program in Uganda has greatly reduced the time to detect outbreaks of life-threatening hemorrhagic fever, according to researchers. The program…
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Ribavirin has ‘demonstrable’ effect on Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

March 31, 2018
In 2016, a man walking through a field in Spain was bitten by a tick carrying the virus that causes Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, or CCHF. The man…

Monkeypox re-emerges in Africa

March 15, 2018
In the past 10 years, human monkeypox cases have been reported in African countries that have seen few or no cases in several decades, presenting a…