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<i>Contagion</i>® Celebrates Its 2nd Year of Delivering Timely Infectious Disease Content
Contagion® celebrates its second year this month amid celebrations of bringing in its highest readership traffic to-date.
Multidrug-Resistant Strain of Malaria Spread Undetected in Cambodia For Years
Researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and collaborators find that a multidrug-resistant strain of malaria spread throughout Cambodia 5 years before clinical resistance was even reported.
Echinococcosis: Emerging US Public Health Threat?
E. Canadensis tapeworms may be under-recognized in the United States.
Neglected Tropical Diseases Are on the Rise in Texas
Emerging and neglected tropical diseases are on the rise in Texas, and now, a new paper explores what state health officials need to do in response.
FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to Takeda's Zika Vaccine Candidate
The FDA grants Fast Track designation to TAK-426, Takeda’s purified, inactivated, alum-adjuvanted whole Zika virus vaccine candidate.
Zika-Related Birth Defects Increasing in United States
The results of a new CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report revealed that in US states and territories with local Zika virus transmission, the prevalence of Zika-related birth defects is increasing.
Minas Gerais Declares State of Emergency as Brazilian Yellow Fever Outbreak Rages On
A total of 22 cases of yellow fever have been confirmed in Minas Gerais since July 2017 and 15 of those individuals have died.
WHO Recommends Yellow Fever Vaccine Prior to Carnival
The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended visitors to Sao Paulo, Brazil, should consider getting the yellow fever vaccine before visiting.
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