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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… Read more »
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 »
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 »
In this study, researchers explored the benefits and outcomes of different treatment strategies in reducing schistosomiasis in… Read more »
Evaluation of DjinniChip, a simple, fast, and low-cost diagnostic assay for the detection of ocular Chlamydia trachomatis
In this study in Tanzania researchers evaluated a novel rapid diagnostic test for the detection of trachoma in near-elimination… Read more »
Designing school-based surveys to identify areas for treatment of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using geostatistical models researchers evaluated the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of different survey designs in identifying… Read more »
Professor Seeram Ramakrishna from the National University of Singapore speaks about his perspective on BMC Biomedical Engineering.