infection

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The P. Vivax Comeback -- Is Malaria Beating Natural Defense?
Dec 9, 2013 | Karen Biala

Africans who were thought to be protected against malaria infection by the Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) parasite now seem to be at risk for the...

Old World Screwworm Reported in Iraq
Jun 5, 2013 | Reem Sharhan

Old World Screwworm is a parasite that is usually active during late summer and early autumn months as the wet, hot conditions are conducive to its...

First Recorded Outbreak of Emerging Infectious Parasite at Hong Kong Rugby Tournament
Mar 22, 2013 | Anonymous

In a letter to the editor in the March 2013 issue of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the Hong Kong Department of Health writes about the first known...

Drop in Healthcare-Associated Infections is Good News for U.S. Patients
Feb 15, 2013 | Lauren Edmundson

A report published by the CDC shows reductions of several types of health care-associated infections (HAIs) over the last five years. The report,...