Vaccinating Increases Family Wealth, Girls' Education
A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education.
Africa honors young scientist for infectious disease work.
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) this week recognized Washington State University’s Thumbi Mwangi as one of 22 early career scientists selected to be affiliates through 2021.
Rabies Kills 189 People Every Day. Here’s Why You Never Hear About It.
Rabies almost exclusively kills people in developing countries ― which means it is not a priority disease for the West.
Toward Elimination of Dog-Mediated Human Rabies
A Rabies Elimination Demonstration Project was implemented in Tanzania from 2010 through to 2015.
Mining the microbial dark matter
Microbiologists are finding new ways to explore the vast universe of unknown microbes in the hunt for antibiotics.
WSU looks for practices to thwart antimicrobial resistance
The death last year of a woman in Reno, Nev., from an infection resistant to every type of antibiotic available in the U.S. highlights how serious the threat of antimicrobial resistance has become.
Inside the global campaign to get rid of rabies
Untreated rabies is the deadliest of all diseases, fatal almost without exception.
Researchers develop novel wound healing technology
A Washington State University research team has successfully used a mild electric current to take on and beat drug-resistant bacterial infections, a technology that may eventually be used to treat chronic wound infections.
Four WSU faculty members elected to AAAS
Four Washington State University faculty have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Thermotolerant vaccines: A game changer?
The Serengeti Health Initiative (SHI) has been controlling rabies through the implementation of annual mass dog rabies vaccination campaigns in remote villages in northern Tanzania.