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Investigating the zoonotic disease risk of displaced communities- 21 August 2019

Dorien Braam's PhD investigates whether displacement puts communities at greater risk of zoonotic disease transmission.

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Early fish tapeworms found at 'Britain's Pompeii' Must Farm- 16 August 2019

The earliest evidence of fish tapeworm in Britain has been discovered preserved in human faeces, according to experts at Cambridge University.

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Half of Ebola outbreaks undetected - 13 June 2019

Research by Dr Emma Glennon and CID colleagues published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases identifies how small outbreaks of Ebola are treated locally and often go undetected by public health infrastructure.

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Ancient faeces reveal parasites in 8,000-Year-Old Village of Çatalhöyük - 02 June 2019

Earliest archaeological evidence of intestinal parasitic worms in the ancient inhabitants of Turkey shows whipworm infected this population of prehistoric farmers.

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Expansions of medicine donations are not the only solution to improving treatment of neglected tropical diseases - 25 May 2019

Research by Dr Goylette Chami and colleagues Published in Lancet Infectious Diseases identifies how to integrate mass drug administration into universal health coverage packages.

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Register now for a Legal Innovation Symposium to Support the Development of Antimicrobial Drugs.

This symposium will explore the complex interactions between law and antimicrobial research and development. Advancing our understanding of this ecosystem will help design a better legal toolkit to promote antimicrobial innovation and limit the impact of resistance on global health.

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Antimicrobial Resistance Genes Identified through Study on Untreated Sewage 2 April 2019

A study published in Nature Communications on 8th March has shown how studying genes related to antimicrobial resistance in untreated sewage can identify the spread of antimicrobial resistance in healthy populations

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International Women's Day 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day 2019, CID is delighted to highlight the recent work of just a few of our principal investigators. If you are looking for new collaborators, speakers and chairs for conferences or panels, then do take a look through the CID Directory.

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Round Up: Research Groups studying TB at the University of Cambridge

World Tuberculosis Day 2019 takes place on Sunday 24 March, with the theme “It’s time”. CID shares a selection of work from the University of Cambridge around this disease.

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Epirecipes Hackathon CID/Harvard/Alan Turing Institute

Over 40 international researchers and students attended the Epirecipes Hackathon, which was co-sponsored by CID thanks to generous support from the Isaac Newton Trust. The event aimed to implement as many different epidemiological models as possible in a variety of computer languages.

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Infectious Diseases at the 2019 Science Festival

Find out about all the infectious diseases events at the 2019 Science Festival.

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CID Research Round up in 2018

As the new year begins, Cambridge Infectious Diseases is delighted to share a small selection of what some of our researchers have been up to in 2018.

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4 cities identified as hubs for 2009 USA influenza pandemic

New research from Stephen Kissler and Julia Gog identifies 4 small cities as hubs for spreading influenza during the 2009 US pandemic.

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CID holds its 2018 Meeting of Minds

26 Nov 2018 - CID’s Annual Meeting of Minds conference took place on the 16th November, bringing together over 130 researchers interested in infectious diseases from across the University of Cambridge and affiliated institutions.

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Genetic study of parasitic worms could lead to new treatments

Genetic study of parasitic worms could lead to new treatments

09 Nov 2018 - New research into the genomes of roundworms and flatworms has paved the way for the development of new treatments for parasitic worm infections.

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ETHICOBOTS offers support to the Ethiopian Government with ambitious plans to clean Government herds of Bovine TB

ETHICOBOTS offers support to the Ethiopian Government with ambitious plans to clean Government herds of Bovine TB

20 Oct 2018 - On the second October, Ethiopia Control of Bovine Tuberculosis Strategies (ETHICOBOTS) met with the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources and its State Minister Dr Gebre Egziabher to discuss Bovine TB control strategies.

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Viral Surveillance Capacity Building in Indonesia

Viral Surveillance Capacity Building in Indonesia

11 Oct 2018 - Dr Sam Stubbs (Department of Veterinary Medicine) recently travelled to Jakarta, as part of a capacity building project between the University of Cambridge and the Eijkman Institute, jointly funded by the MRC and DiPi.

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Deadly Rift Valley fever: new insight, and hope for the future

Deadly Rift Valley fever: new insight, and hope for the future

07 Sep 2018 - Health control measures alone could be ineffective in the long term fight against the deadly Rift Valley fever which affects both humans and animals, a new study involving CID member Prof James Wood reports.

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Four Cambridge Infectious Diseases Early Career Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Incubator Fund awards made.

Four Cambridge Infectious Diseases Early Career Interdisciplinary Research (IDR) Incubator Fund awards made.

01 Sep 2018 - The aim of this seed fund is to provide opportunities to empower early career researchers to incorporate interdisciplinary approaches into their work by exploring new ideas for collaboration and forging new connections with researchers outside their own disciplines or host departments.

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