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Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Peter Hotez, M.D, Ph.D.

The new numbers suggest that almost every person living in a developing country is infected with worms, a consequence of the fact that the infective egg or larval stages of these parasites are practically ubiquitous in the soil.

How We Can Eliminate 7 Neglected Diseases That Affect World's Poorest By 2020

Neeraj Mistry, M.D. | Posted 07.15.2012 | Impact
Neeraj Mistry, M.D.

We're at risk of failing the poorest nations if we don't step up our efforts to address a health concern that's connected to the success of nearly every important socio-economic development milestone. I'm talking about neglected tropical diseases.