Blog: Parasitology

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Asian lineage of Zika virus confirmed in a microcephaly case from Angola

Thursday, 9 August 2018

A case of a newborn with microcephaly and other characteristic abnormalities associated with congenital Zika virus syndrome was linked by laboratory tests (a positive nucleic acid test) to Zika virus (Asian lineage) infection for the first time in Angola.

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Lunch with Professor Wallace Peters

Friday, 27 April 2018

One of the things that never ceases to amaze me as CEO of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is our incredibly rich history.

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Wormy people: why some people are wormier than others

Monday, 12 February 2018

Gwendoline Deslyper received her undergraduate degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences from University College Ghent in Belgium. She then completed a MSc in Immunology and Global Health from Maynooth University, Ireland where she came top of her class.

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Can cows on the Indian subcontinent help us fight kala-azar?

Wednesday, 7 January 2015

Can cows help us fight kala azar on the Indian subcontinent? RSTMH funded a recent study to find the answer.