#Neglected Tropical Diseases

  • Article: What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil
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    What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 21, 2018|Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Soil-transmitted helminths are transmitted through contaminated soil. Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About 'Snail Fever,' a Neglected Tropical Disease
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    What You Don't Know About 'Snail Fever,' a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 7, 2018

    This NTD has been making headlines recently for the worst reason. Read more

  • Article: Australian Scientists Awarded $50 Million Funding Boost to Fight Mosquito-Borne Diseases
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    Australian Scientists Awarded $50 Million Funding Boost to Fight Mosquito-Borne Diseases

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 3, 2018

    The ability for mosquitoes to spread diseases to humans causes millions of deaths every year. Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease
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    What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Diana Duong|Aug. 22, 2018

    Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of blindness through infection. Read more

  • Article: What Do Neglected Tropical Diseases Have to Do With Nutrition?
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    What Do Neglected Tropical Diseases Have to Do With Nutrition?

    By Diana Duong|Aug. 15, 2018

    A lot more than you may think. Read more

  • Article: Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country
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    Mosquitos Vanish in Finland as Heat Wave Plagues the Country

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 8, 2018

    Relief from mosquito bites is tempered by the anxiety surrounding climate change. Read more

  • Article: Eliminating Diseases You've Never Heard of Could Drastically Improve Access to Education
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    Eliminating Diseases You've Never Heard of Could Drastically Improve Access to Education

    By Diana Duong|Aug. 7, 2018

    Many NTDs have been eliminated across the world, but millions of children remain at risk. Read more

  • Article: Guinea Worm Outbreak Reported in South Sudan, Just as Officials Hoped It’d Be Eliminated
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    Guinea Worm Outbreak Reported in South Sudan, Just as Officials Hoped It’d Be Eliminated

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 26, 2018

    The neglected tropical disease had not been diagnosed there since December 2016. Read more