Pakistan has begun using data from a dengue helpline to forecast likely case numbers three weeks in advance.
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First species can improve conditions for second one and so intensify the disease, a study in mice shows.
A gallery on UK research into parasite strains and their insect vectors, to improve drug treatment.
Remote consultations help medics provide better care to those hit by war and catastrophe, says Raghu Venugopal.
The WHO’s Global Coordination Mechanism can unite agendas and help strengthen the impact of aid, says Luke Allen.
Research finds a third of preschool children in LMICs are not meeting key developmental benchmarks.
Biodiesel used in Brazil made from soybeans causes less damage to lung cells than common diesel, lab study finds.
A Red Cross study reveals that attacks against hospitals are intensifying in number and ferocity.
Africa’s burden of snakebites requires investments and support to end suffering and deaths, say experts.
Modelling migration flows shows where Central American governments should focus control efforts, says study.
This month we sit down with immunologist Carolina Herrera, who has spent the past two decades studying the virus.
Study bats for nutrition-sensitive fisheries policies to improve health outcomes especially for the poor.
Five simple changes in water and sanitation can help manage menstruation in crises, says Nicole Klaesener-Metzner.