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NEWSLETTER - Issue 134 - september 15, 2022

Research reinforces possible participation of domestic cats in the epidemiology of VL

This was the first study to report experimental transmission of L. infantum from cats to another host, with the sandfly as vector

New disease can reach the five continents, infectious disease specialist warns

It is not Covid-19, it is also not chickenpox and can be confused with Hand-Foot-Mouth syndrome, new virus causes red rash, with painful blisters, similar to monkeypox

Poliomyelitis: silent killer, which although preventable, spreads again after decades

This year, samples of the virus have already been found in the sewers of New York and London. Israel and Malawi confirmed cases of the disease

Manifesto to encourage R&D of rapid tests for cutaneous leishmaniasis is released in WorldLeish 7

Despite its broad geographical extent and its devastating effect on the most vulnerable communities, R&D for this tropical disease receives little investment

Case Report

Severe disseminated clinical presentation of monkeypox virus infection in an immunosuppressed patient: first death report in Brazil: Case Report

Herein, we present a severe case of the disease with disseminated skin lesions that progressed to death in an immunosuppressed patient

good science

Low-Dose Subcutaneous or Intravenous Monoclonal Antibody to Prevent Malaria

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries - April-June 2022

Novel antiinflammatory biologics shaped by parasite-host coevolution

Malaria parasite evades mosquito immunity by glutaminyl cyclase-mediated posttranslational protein modification

Significant impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on race/ethnic differences in US mortality

Clinical presentation and virological assessment of confirmed human monkeypox virus cases in Spain: a prospective observational cohort study


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