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Reaching the World Health Organization elimination targets for schistosomiasis: the importance of a One Health perspective (2023)
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Diaz, A., Walker, M., & Webster, J. (2023). Reaching the World Health Organization elimination targets for schistosomiasis: the importance of a One Health perspective. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 378(1887), https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2022.0274

The past three years has seen the launch of a new World Health Organization (WHO) neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) roadmap, together with revised control and elimination guidelines. Across all, there is now a clear emphasis on the need to incorpora... Read More about Reaching the World Health Organization elimination targets for schistosomiasis: the importance of a One Health perspective.

Modelling livestock test-and-treat: A novel One Health strategy to control schistosomiasis and mitigate drug resistance (2022)
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Díaz, A. V., Lambert, S., Neves, M. I., Borlase, A., Léger, E., Diouf, N. D., …Walker, M. (2022). Modelling livestock test-and-treat: A novel One Health strategy to control schistosomiasis and mitigate drug resistance. Frontiers in Tropical Diseases, 3, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fitd.2022.893066

Schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease, is a widespread chronic helminthiasis reported in 78 countries, predominantly those within sub-Saharan Africa, as well as Latin America, Asia, and most recently, even Europe. Species of the causative blo... Read More about Modelling livestock test-and-treat: A novel One Health strategy to control schistosomiasis and mitigate drug resistance.

Surveillance and control of SARS-CoV-2 in mustelids: An evolutionary perspective (2021)
Journal Article
Diaz, A., Walker, M., & Webster, J. (2021). Surveillance and control of SARS-CoV-2 in mustelids: An evolutionary perspective. Evolutionary Applications, https://doi.org/10.1111/eva.13310

The relevance of mustelids in SARS-CoV-2 transmission has become increasingly evident. Alongside experimental demonstration of airborne transmission among ferrets, the major animal model for human respiratory diseases, transmission of SARS-CoV-2 with... Read More about Surveillance and control of SARS-CoV-2 in mustelids: An evolutionary perspective.