The picture shows an Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) in the laboratory. Source: BNITM.Image: BNITM / ©Dino Schachten

Less greenhouse gases, more mosquito control!

World Mosquito Day 2022: Climate change is accelerating the spread of exotic mosquitoes and pathogens. On the occasion of World Mosquito Day, researchers at BNITM are therefore calling for CO2 emissions to be reduced and mosquito control to be intensified.

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Bornaviruses: Laboratory diagnostics at the BNITM

Doctors can find information here on laboratory diagnostics for bornaviruses. These can also be transmitted to humans by variegated squirrels, among others.

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FAQ on the Marburg virus

Marburg virus disease is caused by the Marburg virus. Until now, Marburg virus disease was known to occur in eastern, central and southern Africa. Since 2021, however, we have also received reports from West Africa. Questions and answers can be found on our FAQ pages.

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Scientific Event

International Malaria Meeting

This meeting has developed into a scientific event that is respected beyond the borders of Germany, where both clinicians and non-clinical natural scientists present their results on current malaria research. Save the date! We are looking forward meeting you at BNITM.

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COVID-19: Research & Cooperations

Here you will find, among other things, our SARS-CoV-2 research projects and African collaborations.

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Showing solidarity with Ukraine

Our thoughts are with our cooperation partners and friends in Ukraine, who are currently enduring great suffering.

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Press releases

BNITM: Less greenhouse gases, more mosquito control!

Warmer summers and changes in precipitation bring more mosquitoes and more exotic infectious diseases. This is the simplified scenario that…

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Combination drug against malaria
Professional Events

Combination drug against malaria

New antimalarial drugs are mostly tested only for malaria tropica, but not for other malaria pathogens. Although available preparations are…

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Professional Events

Conference on Schistosomiasis Control Strategies in Madagascar (CCSM)

On 21 October 2022 we are delighted to welcome you all to CCSM, the first Malagasy conference on schistosomiasis. Antananarivo, as the…

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Professional Events
23.03. - 24.03.2023

Malaria Meeting 2023

Save the Date! The Malaria Meeting has developed into a scientific event that is respected beyond the borders of Germany, where both…

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