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Seals Introduced Tuberculosis to the New World

Seals carried tuberculosis from Africa to the Peruvian coast a new study in the journal 'nature' shows. Scientists including Mireia Coscollá Devís More...

New insight into the survival and transmission strategy of malaria parasites

Malaria parasites exploit the function of the well-known epigenetic regulator HP1 to promote their survival and transmission between human hosts, a More...

Swiss TPH appointed as «WHO Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Control of Helminth Infections»

Parasitic worms (helminths) deserve our attention. Indeed, more than half of the world’s population is at risk of having one, and many people suffer More...

The malaria vaccine candidate RTS,S/AS01 protects children from malaria

Scientists tested the vaccine candidate RTS,S/AS01 in a large-scale clinical trial including over 15’000 children and infants in Africa. They report More...

An Important Step for the Development of New Vaccines against Malaria

The development of a safe and effective malaria vaccine is important. Working closely with an international team of scientists in Tanzania, More...