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Spatial distribution of Strongyloides stercoralis in Cambodia

June 20, 2019

Spatial distribution of Strongyloides stercoralis in Cambodia

Armelle Forrer, Peter Odermatt, and colleagues argue that donations, subsidies or affordable generics are needed so that S. stercoralis, which infects almost a third of the Cambodian population, can be addressed through an adequate control program.

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10/18/2018

Editorial

Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

For NTDs, sex and gender roles can have a profound effect on healthcare access, health outcomes, and caregiver responsibilities. The Uniting to Combat NTDs Equity Working Group, in partnership with PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, is inviting manuscripts for a special journal supplement on gender and NTDs. Read the Editorial.

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Catalyzing NTD gender and equity research: A call for papers

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06/06/2019

Editorial

Science tikkun: A framework embracing the right of access to innovation and translational medicine on a global scale

Peter J. Hotez redefines “science tikkun” as initiatives led by scientists to address the innovation gaps in global health and neglected diseases allowing illness and disease not only among the world’s vulnerable populations but especially among the huge numbers of poor living amid wealth and prosperity. Read the Editorial

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Science tikkun: A framework embracing the right of access to innovation and translational medicine on a global scale

06/20/2019

Policy Platform

Cholera prevention and control in refugee settings: Successes and continued challenges

Kerry Shannon, Marisa Hast, and colleagues argue that although refugee camps continue to experience many vulnerabilities, the increased focus on improved camp coordination, preparedness, timely multisectoral response, and adherence to minimum standards has resulted in a notable decrease in the number and size of camp-based cholera outbreaks and associated mortality. Read the Policy Platform

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Cholera prevention and control in refugee settings: Successes and continued challenges

06/14/2019

Research Article

Downgrading disease transmission risk estimates using terminal importations

Spencer J. Fox and colleagues present a Zika risk assessment method that can harness both historic and current data to produce early risk assessments and update projections in real-time and they demonstrate their approach by estimating local transmission risk for Zika throughout the state of Texas. Read the Author Summary

Downgrading disease transmission risk estimates using terminal importations

Image credit: Fox SJ, Bellan SE, Perkins TA, Johansson MA, Meyers LA (2019)

06/17/2019

Research Article

Refinement strategy for antivenom preparation of high yield and quality

Tihana Kurtović, Beata Halassy, and colleagues develop a compact, feasible and economically viable refinement strategy for antivenom preparation that results in the preparation of completely homogenous and aggregate-free final product with over 75% yield. Read the Author Summary

Refinement strategy for antivenom preparation of high yield and quality

Image credit: Kurtović T, Lang Balija M, Brgles M, Sviben D, Tunjić M, Cajner H, et al. (2019)

06/19/2019

Research Article

Phlebovirus enhances Leishmania infection

By Carolina Torturella Rath, Renata Meirelles Santos Pereira, Ulisses Gazos Lopes, and colleagues. Read the Author Summary

Phlebovirus enhances Leishmania infection

Image credit: Rath CT, Schnellrath LC, Damaso CR, de Arruda LB, Vasconcelos PFdC, Gomes C, et al. (2019)

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