Blog: February 2019

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Tackling disease: new vaccines innovation centre launch

Wednesday, 27 February 2019

Over 1.8 billion people died from tuberculosis and malaria in 2016.

This alarming statistic highlights the need for better, faster and more cost effective vaccines.

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Experts warn of a surge in vector-borne diseases as humanitarian crisis in Venezuela worsens

Friday, 22 February 2019

The ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela is accelerating the re-emergence of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, Chagas disease, dengue and Zika virus, and threatens to jeopardise public health gains in the country over the past two decades, warn leading public health experts in a paper pu

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The original "seven-year itch" – coming to an infestation near you!

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Dr Michael Head is a Senior Research Fellow, based in the Clinical Informatics Research Unit at the University of Southampton.

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Malaria diagnostic resistance: implications for endemic regions and global treatment programmes

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Matthew Spencer is a fifth-year medical student from UCL who is interested in a career in infectious diseases and tropical health.