A new study led by scientists at non-profit drug discovery institute Calibr has found that medicines given to household pets to kill fleas and ticks could be effective for preventing outbreaks of malaria.
Global travel health news and disease outbreak coverage.
A new website, PreventEpidemics.org, spotlights gaps in preparedness for dealing with unpredictable epidemics and highlights actions that countries, donors, activists and organisations can take to fill them.
Medical travel assistance company Global Travel Plus has shared three tips to keep travellers safe and healthy during the summer months.
Vital Strategies has highlighted which countries are falling short when it comes to readiness to respond to the next major outbreak.
Public Health England (PHE) is urging young adults to check that they’ve had both doses of the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine before going on holiday to Europe.
Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF), US have developed a new laboratory technique that they believe will dramatically improve the way scientists can study liver-stage malaria in vitro.
A boy has contracted bubonic plague in what is believed to be the first human case of the disease in Idaho, US in 26 years.
According to a new study, a number of states and metropolitan ‘hot spots’ in the US are at risk from vaccine-preventable diseases.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked a multi-state outbreak of salmonella to pre-cut melon.
The US State Department has posted a health warning for US citizens travelling to China, following a medical incident involving a US government employee in the country.