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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) - All you need to know

Key facts More than 1 million sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are acquired every day worldwide. Each year, there are an estimated 357 million new infections with 1 of 4 STIs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and trichomoniasis. More than 500 million people are estimated to have genital infection with herpes simplex virus (HSV). More than 290 million women have human papillomavirus (HPV) infection (1). The majority of STIs have no symptoms or only mild symptoms that may not be recognized as an STI. STIs such as HSV type 2 and syphilis can increase the risk of HIV acquisition. 988 000 pregnant women were infected with syphilis in 2016, resulting in over 200 000 stillbirths and newborn deaths. In some cases, STIs can have serious reproductive health consequences beyond the immediate impact of the infection itself (e.g., infertility or mother-to-child transmission) Drug resistance, especially for gonorrhea, is a major threat to reducing the impact of STIs worldwi
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Infectious Diseases - All you need to know

Infectious diseases are caused by organisms, usually microscopic in sizes, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites that are passed, directly or indirectly, from one person to another. Humans can also become infected following exposure to an infected animal that harbors a pathogenic organism that is capable of infecting humans. Infectious diseases are a leading cause of death worldwide, particularly in low-income countries, especially in young children. Three infectious diseases were ranked in the top ten causes of death worldwide in 2016 by the World Health Organization. They are lower respiratory infections (3.0 million deaths), diarrheal diseases (1.4 million deaths), and tuberculosis (1.3 million deaths). HIV/AIDS, which was previously on the list, has dropped from the global list of the top ten causes of death (1.0 million deaths in 2016 compared with 1.5 million in 2000), but it is still a leading cause of death in low-income countries. Another infectious disease

Reasons to submit your abstract for Virology 2019

Call for Abstracts for virology 2019 is going on and you may want to submit one, but sometimes the benefits of doing so aren’t always that obvious. Here are the reasons for submitting your valuable abstract for our conference. Exposure:  5th World Congress on Virology and Infectious Diseases attract a diverse audience especially Epidemiology and Infectious disease researchers from around the globe. Your research will be exposed to thousands of representatives from industry and academia, in low, medium and high-income countries. Peer review :  Peer review is a vital part of any research project. At these upcoming events you will have the opportunity to present your findings, and immediately receive feedback from your peers in an intellectually robust environment. So, Grab your chances and don't let it go.  Oral and poster presentations available :  we want everyone to feel comfortable putting their research forward to grow their career. however, there are circums