Distinguished Kenyan scientist given Sh1.8bn for research centre
Virology professor Kariuki Njenga will establish the Centre for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases-East and Central Africa (Creid-Eca).
WSU launches new Center for Research in Emerging Infectious Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya
The new research center, part of WSU’s Global Health - Kenya program, will have the capacity to address infectious disease outbreaks in eastern and central Africa (ECA) and have an immediate impact to save lives.
WSU and UVG announce 2020 Wright grants
The Wright Grants for Health Research and Human Development is an initiative of Howard Wright and WSU
¿Qué factores influyen en la incidencia de bacterias resistentes a los antimicrobianos?
Las infecciones resistentes a los antimicrobianos, considerado por la Organización Mundial de Salud como una de las mayores amenazas de salud pública, contribuyen a cientos de miles de muertes en todo el mundo.
Coronavirus Strikes Mink in Utah
Five animals on two farms test positive, but many more are believed to be affected.
New York Times
Not only overuse of antibiotics but poor hygiene and sanitation can also result in anti-microbial resistance
Researchers found that there is a critical need to improve sanitation and hygiene in both urban and rural areas, to slow down the spread of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria
The human world is in the throes of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, yet it’s just one among tens of thousands of coronaviruses in the animal kingdom.
Washington State Magazine
Do bats hold clues to preventing the next pandemic? WSU professor seeks answers, aids current vaccine effort
Michael Letko, an assistant professor of virology at Washington State University, believe understanding bat-borne viruses is essential to preventing another pandemic.
Strengthening Surveillance for Antimicrobial Resistance in Guatemala
WSU and UVG started their very first collection of specimens for the study quantifying the community burden of AMR in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.