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New compound kills whipworm more effectively than existing drugs

New compound kills whipworm more effectively than existing drugs

Naturally occurring protein shows promise as biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis

Naturally occurring protein shows promise as biocontrol weapon against schistosomiasis

Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in six years in DRC, research reveals

Gambian sleeping sickness could be eliminated in six years in DRC, research reveals

USP researchers develop new platform to detect 416 viruses from  tropical regions

USP researchers develop new platform to detect 416 viruses from tropical regions

WHO acknowledges eradication of trachoma in Morocco

WHO acknowledges eradication of trachoma in Morocco

Researchers confirm long persistence of Zika virus in semen and reveal its presence within spermatozoa

Researchers confirm long persistence of Zika virus in semen and reveal its presence within spermatozoa

WHO, OIE and FAO reiterate call for world free from dog-mediated human rabies deaths by 2030

WHO, OIE and FAO reiterate call for world free from dog-mediated human rabies deaths by 2030

Experts receive $5.2 million NIH grant to develop affordable test for diagnosing Chagas disease

Experts receive $5.2 million NIH grant to develop affordable test for diagnosing Chagas disease

Review highlights progress made in addressing chronic pandemic of neglected tropical diseases

Review highlights progress made in addressing chronic pandemic of neglected tropical diseases

Heat shock proteins may play role in triggering Schistosoma invasion

Heat shock proteins may play role in triggering Schistosoma invasion

New mathematical model could help predict potential outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever

New mathematical model could help predict potential outbreaks of Ebola and Lassa fever

New compound could kill parasites of three neglected diseases

New compound could kill parasites of three neglected diseases

People with lymphatic filariasis more likely to acquire HIV infection, study shows

People with lymphatic filariasis more likely to acquire HIV infection, study shows

Griffith researchers create Malaria Box to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases

Griffith researchers create Malaria Box to advance drug discovery for major topical diseases

Ecologists identify bat species with high potential to harbor Ebola and other filoviruses

Ecologists identify bat species with high potential to harbor Ebola and other filoviruses

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

Wolbachia bacterium can prevent mosquitoes from transmitting Zika virus

FDA approves Vaxchora for prevention of cholera

FDA approves Vaxchora for prevention of cholera

Cost-effectiveness tool can help guide decisions regarding proposed funds to combat Zika virus outbreak

Cost-effectiveness tool can help guide decisions regarding proposed funds to combat Zika virus outbreak

Global life expectancy on the rise, but major health inequalities persist

Global life expectancy on the rise, but major health inequalities persist

More neonatal infection research could drive forward measures to reduce infant deaths

More neonatal infection research could drive forward measures to reduce infant deaths