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An unknown outbreak of the Zika virus swept across Cuba in 2017, a year after the global health emergency was declared over.
The biennial FIDSSA Congress attracts local and international experts to lead conversations on a wide spectrum of cutting-edge infectious diseases topics relevant to the region and the African continent.
This article discusses the potential gene drives have to help defeat infectious disease and to control pests.
Genetic information about pathogens is important for disease control and research. Uncertainty about ownership of genetic information hinders access to knowledge that is needed for public health response.
Public-health officials are worried about a surge in bacterial and viral infections linked to opioid abuse, but lack the necessarry data to understand the phenomenon.
This report offers an overview of US Department of Defense (DOD) health security activities and capabilities along with recommendations for strengthening the coherence and integration of DOD activities.
The platform provides detailed information for 120+ pathogens, including a profile, history, and current disease statistics.
Metabiota Epidemic Tracker is a free platform that allows users to view, analyze, and understand events.
Median estimates from the three datasets analyzed suggest at least half of all Ebola virus disease spillover events (possibly as many as 83 percent) have gone undetected.