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Combating antiscience: Are we preparing for the 2020s?

Peter J. Hotez

PERSPECTIVE


Arbovirus coinfection and co-transmission: A neglected public health concern?

Chantal B. F. Vogels, Claudia Rückert, Sean M. Cavany, T. Alex Perkins, Gregory D. Ebel, Nathan D. Grubaugh

UNSOLVED MYSTERY


“Frozen evolution” of an RNA virus suggests accidental release as a potential cause of arbovirus re-emergence

David J. Pascall, Kyriaki Nomikou, Emmanuel Bréard, Stephan Zientara, Ana da Silva Filipe, Bernd Hoffmann

SHORT REPORT


Pathogen transmission from vaccinated hosts can cause dose-dependent reduction in virulence

Richard I. Bailey, Hans H. Cheng, Margo Chase-Topping, Jody K. Mays, Osvaldo Anacleto, et al

RESEARCH ARTICLE

Published peer review history

Combining genomics and epidemiology to track mumps virus transmission in the United States
Shirlee Wohl, Hayden C. Metsky, Stephen F. Schaffner, Anne Piantadosi, Meagan Burns, et al
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Dynamical footprints enable detection of disease emergence
Tobias S. Brett, Pejman Rohani
RESEARCH ARTICLE

Surveillance to maintain the sensitivity of genotype-based antibiotic resistance diagnostics
Allison L. Hicks, Stephen M. Kissler, Marc Lipsitch, Yonatan H. Grad
SHORT REPORT
Published peer review history

Tissue tropism and transmission ecology predict virulence of human RNA viruses

Liam Brierley, Amy B. Pedersen, Mark E. J. Woolhouse

RESEARCH ARTICLE

 


LOOKING AHEAD

The future of PLOS Biology

Nonia Pariente, on behalf of the PLOS Biology Staff Editors

Editorial

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