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Preclinical results of translational research show favorable outcomes in developing Zika virus vaccine

Preclinical results of translational research show favorable outcomes in developing Zika virus vaccine

Transmission of mosquito-borne diseases may happen at lower temperatures than previously thought

Transmission of mosquito-borne diseases may happen at lower temperatures than previously thought

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Metabolite 'signatures' can accurately distinguish typhoid from other fever-inducing diseases

Study identifies potent molecular mechanism for insecticide resistance in sandfly species

Study identifies potent molecular mechanism for insecticide resistance in sandfly species

Computational analysis highlights potential economic burden of Zika outbreak in the U.S.

Computational analysis highlights potential economic burden of Zika outbreak in the U.S.

Stanford scientists model how rising temperatures may influence mosquito behavior and disease risk

Stanford scientists model how rising temperatures may influence mosquito behavior and disease risk

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance unveils giant worm on Lake Geneva

The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance unveils giant worm on Lake Geneva

GHIT Fund invests in phase 3 clinical trial for pediatric formulation of ‘snail fever’ drug

GHIT Fund invests in phase 3 clinical trial for pediatric formulation of ‘snail fever’ drug

Researchers map key Zika virus protein to accelerate search for cure

Researchers map key Zika virus protein to accelerate search for cure

WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

WHO launches new ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

Zika continues to plague babies in Rio’s sprawling urban slums even after Olympics

Zika continues to plague babies in Rio’s sprawling urban slums even after Olympics

UCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brain

UCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brain

GW researchers develop way to test potency of recombinant hookworm vaccines

GW researchers develop way to test potency of recombinant hookworm vaccines

Researchers develop testing program to study potency of vaccines for neglected tropical diseases

Researchers develop testing program to study potency of vaccines for neglected tropical diseases

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