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Matthews, Schnaufer and Morrison labs part of £2 million award to tackle widespread African cattle disease

Scientists are beginning a £2 million project to better understand a livestock disease that causes widespread economic hardship in sub-Saharan Africa.

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New study from Edinburgh University shows sleeping sickness parasite ‘social behaviour’ could affect how disease spreads

A new study is the first to show that Trypanosome parasites, which cause sleeping sickness, communicate across species in ways that could affect disease spread and severity.

Sleeping sickness remains a serious threat to human health in parts of sub-Saharan Africa but Trypanosome parasites’ most devastating effects come from their impact on cattle and other livestock, causing major agricultural losses.

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The National Autonomous University Mexico & University of Edinburgh: Mitigating Emerging Infection: Challenges for Public Security & Justice

Applications are invited for:

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