March 2017 A new paper on association of international sea ports and incidence of murine typhus in Taiwan has been publish in PLoS NTD!
December 2015 Results of an extensive survey on potential hosts and vectors of scrub typhus in Taiwan were published in Parasites & Vectors
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September 2015 Two papers, one on ticks and the other on chigger mites, were published in the Journal of Medical Entomology. We will endeavor to publish more studies on biology of arthropod disease vectors and ectoparasites, a field largely neglected in Taiwan.
January 2015 A new paper entitled "High prevalence of Rickettsia infections in small mammals in Taiwan" has been published in a special issue (Rodent-borne pathogens) of the journal "Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases". This is a work in collaboration with Taiwan Centers for Disease Control.