Most Recent Content from: Diana Duong

  • Article: This Disease Spread Through Bug Bites Kills Up to 30,000 People Each Year

    This Disease Spread Through Bug Bites Kills Up to 30,000 People Each Year

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|March 5, 2019

    Ninety percent of cases are found in just seven countries. Read more

  • Article: This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest

    This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 15, 2019

    Jimmy Carter's presidential term ended in 1981, but his work didn’t stop there. Read more

  • Article: This Neglected Tropical Disease Infects People Through Drinking Water

    This Neglected Tropical Disease Infects People Through Drinking Water

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 12, 2019

    This disease only shows itself a year after infection. Read more

  • Article: This Waterborne Disease Can Make You Blind: What You Need to Know

    This Waterborne Disease Can Make You Blind: What You Need to Know

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 1, 2019

    River blindness is an eye and skin disease that can have irritating inflammatory effects. Read more

  • Article: Drones Could Be the Answer to Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Drones Could Be the Answer to Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Diana Duong|Jan. 28, 2019

    Drone technology may be the key to reaching hard-to-reach communities. Read more

  • Article: No Matter Their Age, Women and Girls Feel the Weight of Neglected Tropical Diseases

    No Matter Their Age, Women and Girls Feel the Weight of Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Carmen SingerErica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Jan. 9, 2019

    Women and girls of all ages feel the burden of these diseases throughout their entire life. Read more

  • Article: The 'Kissing Bug' Carries This Disease — But Its Effects Are Far From Romantic

    The 'Kissing Bug' Carries This Disease — But Its Effects Are Far From Romantic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Jan. 7, 2019

    When they bite their victims, they also defecate at the site of the bite. Read more

  • Article: Leprosy Isn't Actually a Flesh-Eating Disease, But It Is a Neglected One

    Leprosy Isn't Actually a Flesh-Eating Disease, But It Is a Neglected One

    By Diana Duong|Dec. 17, 2018

    Thanks to modern therapy, the disease is now curable. Read more