Neglected Tropical Diseases


Insecticidal Paints: A Realistic Approach to Vector Control?

by Karin L. Schiøler, Michael Alifrangis, Uriel Kitron, Flemming Konradsen

News in the Humanosphere: Angola suffers worst Yellow Fever outbreak in 30 years

Angola is grappling with a yellow fever outbreak, which has infected more than 450 people and killed 178 – the first epidemic of the disease to hit the country in 30 years. The outbreak, which was first reported in the capital city Luanda in December 2015, has since spread to 6 of the country’s 18

View on Poverty: Rift Valley fever fight is flawed

Unexplained meat bans can alienate people and hurt livelihoods. Salome Bukachi proposes ways to improve response.


Seroprevalence of Chikungunya Virus in a Rural Community in Brazil

by Rivaldo V. Cunha, Karen S. Trinta, Camila A

Whole Genome Amplification and Reduced-Representation Genome Sequencing of <i>Schistosoma…

by Jonathan A. Shortt, Daren C. Card, Drew R

Mitigating Diseases Transmitted by <i>Aedes</i> Mosquitoes: A Cluster-Randomised…

by Pattamaporn Kittayapong, Phanthip Olanratmanee, Pongsri Maskhao, Peter Byass, James Logan, Yesim Tozan, Valérie Louis, Duane J. Gubler, Annelies Wilder-Smith Background Viral diseases transmitted via Aedes mosquitoes are on the rise, such as Zika, dengue, and chikungunya. Novel tools to mitigate Aedes mosquitoes-transmitted diseases are urgently needed

Evaluation of a Smartphone Decision-Support Tool for Diarrheal Disease Management in a…

by Farhana Haque, Robyn L. Ball, Selina Khatun, Mujaddeed Ahmed, Saraswati Kache, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Shafiqul Alam Sarker, Stace D. Maples, Dane Pieri, Teja Vardhan Korrapati, Clea Sarnquist, Nancy Federspiel, Muhammad Waliur Rahman, Jason R

Integrated Control and Management of Neglected Tropical Skin Diseases

by Oriol Mitjà, Michael Marks, Laia Bertran, Karsor Kollie, Daniel Argaw, Ahmed H. Fahal, Christopher Fitzpatrick, L. Claire Fuller, Bernardo Garcia Izquierdo, Roderick Hay, Norihisa Ishii, Christian Johnson, Jeffrey V

Bibliometric Indicators of the Zika Outbreak

by Priscila C. Albuquerque, Mauro Jorge C. Castro, Juliana Santos-Gandelman, Ana Claudia Oliveira, José M

Impact of CD4+ T Cell Responses on Clinical Outcome following Oral Administration of Wild-Type…

by Monica A. McArthur, Wilbur H. Chen, Laurence Magder, Myron M

The Socioeconomic Benefit to Individuals of Achieving the 2020 Targets for Five Preventive…

by William K. Redekop, Edeltraud J. Lenk, Marianne Luyendijk, Christopher Fitzpatrick, Louis Niessen, Wilma A.

"I Cannot Be Worried": Living with Chagas Disease in Tropical Bolivia

by Colin J. Forsyth Background Chagas disease (CD) profoundly affects the social and emotional dimensions of patients’ lives, and disproportionately impacts poor, marginalized populations in Latin America. Biomedical treatment for CD fails to reach up to 99% of the people affected, and in any case seldom addresses the emotional health or socioeconomic conditions of patients

Exacerbated Leishmaniasis Caused by a Viral Endosymbiont can be Prevented by Immunization with…

by Patrik Castiglioni, Mary-Anne Hartley, Matteo Rossi, Florence Prevel, Chantal Desponds, Daniel T. Utzschneider, Remzi-Onur Eren, Haroun Zangger, Livia Brunner, Nicolas Collin, Dietmar Zehn, F.

Defining Seropositivity Thresholds for Use in Trachoma Elimination Studies

by Stephanie J. Migchelsen, Diana L. Martin, Khamphoua Southisombath, Patrick Turyaguma, Anne Heggen, Peter Paul Rubangakene, Hassan Joof, Pateh Makalo, Gretchen Cooley, Sarah Gwyn, Anthony W.

MLST-Based Population Genetic Analysis in a Global Context Reveals Clonality amongst…

by Kennio Ferreira-Paim, Leonardo Andrade-Silva, Fernanda M. Fonseca, Thatiana B.

Correction: The Burden of Leprosy in Cameroon: Fifteen Years into the Post-elimination Era

by Earnest Njih Tabah, Dickson Shey Nsagha, Anne-Cecile Zoung-Kanyi Bissek, Martin W. Bratschi, Theophilus Ngeh Njamnshi, Gerd Pluschke, Alfred Kongnyu Njamnshi

<i>Schistosoma mansoni</i> Infection of Mice, Rats and Humans Elicits a Strong…

by Greice Krautz-Peterson, Michelle Debatis, Jacqueline M. Tremblay, Sergio C. Oliveira, Akram A.

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