Tag: neglected tropical diseases

Global Distribution and Prediction of Transmission-Risk of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Transmission-Risk of Visceral Leishmaniasis

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a vector-borne disease posing increasing public health concerns. Although efforts to eliminate VL are underway, its global risk distribution remains unclear, because of changes in transmission risk. Worldwide province-level data on VL incidence were obtained from multiple sources. The authors of this article […]

Pandemic COVID-19 and Endemic Neglected Tropical Diseases: Friends or Foes?

Announcing a new article publication for Zoonoses journal. The COVID-19 pandemic threatens public health systems worldwide, both in developed and developing countries. The authors of this article discuss various effects of the pandemic on the status of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). COVID-19 will be a public health issue for an extended period. COVID-19 presented several […]