The WHO strategy of a single mass treatment with azithromycin did not eradicate yaws, and resistant strains have emerged, international researchers say. They urge repeated mass treatments to eliminate the infectious disease.
More than 100,000 malaria cases went untreated when Liberia's health care system buckled under the 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, according to a new study. Brad Wagenaar, acting assistant professor of global health at the UW, is quoted.
A virus that causes severe respiratory infections evades our immune system by concealing proteins on its surface behind sugar “shields,” UW Medicine researchers report in a new study appearing in the journal
A new, rapid method is helping detect how bacteria sense and respond to changes in their environment. Bacterial can pick up external signals, which then relay to internal signaling pathways that direct their behavior.