Germ Wars

Bashar al-Assad Is Waging Biological War—By Neglect

Syrian patients receiving treatment in a basement-turned-clinic in the besieged rebel-held town of Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus, on March 16, 2017. (SAMEER AL-DOUMY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES) Article initially published by Foreign Policy on October 24, 2018 and written...

A summary and appraisal of existing evidence of antimicrobial resistance in the Syrian conflict

Article initially published in the International Journal of Infectious Diseases on June 21, 2018 and written by Aula Abbara, Timothy M Rawson, Nabil Karah, Wael El-Amin, James Hatcher, Bachir Tajaldin, Osman Dar, Omar Dewachi, Ghassan Abu Sitta, Bernt Eric...

Antimicrobial resistance in the context of the Syrian conflict: Drivers before and after the onset of conflict and key recommendations

Article initially published in International Journal of Infectious Diseases on May 21, 2018 and written by Aula Abbara, Timothy M Rawson, Nabil Karah, Wael El-Amin, James Hatcher, Bachir Tajaldin, Osman Dar, Omar Dewachi, Ghassan Abu Sitta, Bernt Eric Uhlin, Annie...

Populations under siege and in prison require investment from Syria’s national tuberculosis programme

Initially published in The Lancet on May 10, 2018 (as part of Volume 6, Issue 7, E34, published on July 1, 2018) and written by Aula Abbara, Hussam AlKabbani, Ibrahim Al-Masri, Zaher Sahloul, Annie Sparrow. In The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Ghada Muhjazi and...