Could a new anti-saliva vaccine protect against multiple mosquito-borne diseases? The Phase I clinical trials have just begun…
Vaccinating pigs against parasitic infections has not hitherto been a priority. However, with the increasing risks of zoonotic parasitic infection and these parasites affecting human health, there is now significant interest for developing new vaccines.
With almost 1400 cases and 250 deaths, Brazil is currently experiencing the largest outbreak of yellow fever since the 1940s. Here, we look at the potential risks of the further expansion and development of this outbreak, given the changing global health landscape of the moment.
International Women’s Day fell on the 8th of March this week and, motivated by the talks, press releases and blogs published on this day, I wanted to reflect and review the impact of NTDs and NTD control on women and girls.
A molecule produced by the malaria parasite makes its host more attractive to mosquitoes and affects mosquito physiology in ways that may enhance its transmission.