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William Lin, Ph.D.

Entries by William Lin, Ph.D.

Infectious Disease: A Preventable Tragedy

(2) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 10:44 AM

"Wash your hands..." "Don't put your hands in your mouth..."

I cannot count the number of times I heard these admonitions as a child growing up in the rural outskirts of Hong Kong. Wise words they were, too. The simple act of eating a piece of fruit or a chocolate...

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Big Problems? Think Big Solutions

(1) Comments | Posted November 20, 2012 | 9:55 AM

Children playing, running and laughing. This should not be too much to ask. But it may be a tall order if these children are harboring hundreds and sometimes thousands of intestinal worms.

I remember first encountering this issue during time spent in my ancestral village of Fanling...

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