Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tropical disease transmitted by worms on verge of being curbed

Schistosomiasis, a parasitic infection that causes high fevers, is chronic and can be fatal, has prompted researchers to come up with better detection methods and an expected vaccine. This disease, caused by parasitic worms, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO urges investment in neglected tropical diseases

The World Health Organization on Monday called for greater investment in combating neglected tropical diseases, which left more than 1.6 billion people, often in least-developed countries, requiring treatment in 2021.

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