Targeting Men, Seasonal Workers Key to Tackling Residual Malaria Cases

July 11, 2019

New research led by the Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs, Ifakara Health Institute and the Zanzibar Malaria Elimination Program suggests that a better understanding of human behavior at night - when malaria mosquitoes are biting - could be key to preventing lingering cases.

Scientists Identify New Virus-Killing Protein

July 10, 2019

A new protein called KHNYN has been identified as a missing piece in a natural antiviral system that kills viruses by targeting a specific pattern in viral genomes, according to new findings published today in eLife.

CDC Urges Clinicians to Rapidly Recognize and Report AFM Cases

July 10, 2019

As the late summer/early fall “season” for acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) nears, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is calling on medical professionals to quickly recognize AFM symptoms and report all suspected cases to their health department.

OSAP Announces Recipients of Infection Control Leadership Awards

July 10, 2019

The Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), a community of clinicians, educators, consultants, researchers, and industry representatives who advocate for the Safest Dental Visit™, announces the recipients of the annual OSAP Infection Control Leadership Awards and introduce a new E