Combining genomics and epidemiology to track mumps virus transmission in the United States.

Author(s): Wohl S, Metsky HC, Schaffner SF, Piantadosi A, Burns M, Lewnard JA, Chak B, Krasilnikova LA, Siddle KJ, Matranga CB, Bankamp B, Hennigan S, Sabina B, Byrne EH, McNall RJ, Shah RR, Qu J, Park DJ, Gharib S, Fitzgerald S, Barreira P, Fleming S, Lett S, Rota PA, Madoff LC, Yozwiak NL, MacInnis BL, Smole S, Grad YH, Sabeti PCJournal: PLoS BiolPMID: 32045407 February 2020
Unusually large outbreaks of mumps across the United States in 2016 and 2017 raised questions about the extent of mumps…

Mapping imported malaria in Bangladesh using parasite genetic and human mobility data.

Author(s): Chang HH, Wesolowski A, Sinha I, Jacob CG, Mahmud A, Uddin D, Zaman SI, Hossain MA, Faiz MA, Ghose A, Sayeed AA, Rahman MR, Islam A, Karim MJ, Rezwan MK, Shamsuzzaman AKM, Jhora ST, Aktaruzzaman MM, Drury E, Gonçalves S, Kekre M, Dhorda M, Vongpromek R, Miotto O, Engø-Monsen K, Kwiatkowski D, Maude RJ, Buckee CJournal: ElifePMID: 30938289 August 2019
For countries aiming for malaria elimination, travel of infected individuals between endemic areas undermines local interventions. Quantifying parasite importation has…