The Contagion® Zoonotic & Vector-borne Diseases specialty page provides zoonotic & vector-borne disease-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.
The expansion in tick populations has led to an increased risk of infection for humans and animals with both established tick-borne agents and newly recognized ones, creating a serious One Health problem.
The US Department of Health and Human Services Tick-Borne Disease Working Group held its first public meetings in Washington, DC, this week and it has already generated plenty of eye-grabbing headlines.
Although deemed eradicated throughout the world in 1980 thanks to a protective vaccine, research on smallpox continues to this day given the potential for the highly contagious virus to be used in biological warfare.
Experts from academia, industry, and public health agencies—including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration—discuss the new generation of antibody tests.
We break down our top HIV news stories of 2017. Did you read them all?
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