Rotavirus and bluetongue viral genome replication described in action for first timeFriday 2 August 2019
Findings could help with drug-design to stop these dangerous viruses in their tracks.
UK Public Health Rapid Support Team deploys more experts to support Ebola outbreak responseFriday 2 August 2019
Using cardiovascular risk to identify patients eligible for blood pressure treatment could prevent significantly more heart attacks and strokesThursday 25 July 2019
Ebola outbreak in DRC - comment from Peter PiotWednesday 24 July 2019
The Minister of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo has resigned. DRC President Félix Tshisekedio is now overseeing the response to the Ebola epidemic.
‘Test and Treat’ intervention could contribute to towards HIV elimination by the year 2030Wednesday 24 July 2019
Chief Medical Officer recognises contribution of LSHTM to improving global healthTuesday 23 July 2019
‘Test and Treat’ reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa communitiesThursday 18 July 2019
Peter Piot reaction to Ebola outbreak in DRC being declared a Public Health Emergency of International ConcernWednesday 17 July 2019
The World Health Organization has announced today that the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.
First scientific review of menstrual cups - expert commentTuesday 16 July 2019
New research published in The Lancet Public Health suggests that menstrual cups are safe and may be as effective as other products.
Modern armed conflicts require profound transformation of the humanitarian system with strong global leadershipTuesday 16 July 2019
Statement on the Ebola Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by Professor Peter PiotMonday 15 July 2019
As we approach the one-year mark of the world’s second largest-ever Ebola outbreak, there is no evidence that the end of this devastating epidemic is in sight. Rather, there is a real risk that this epidemic could further expand.