Blog Discusses Theoretical Association Between Schistosomiasis, HIV Infections
Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Schistosomiasis: how a theory brings HIV, a parasite, the price of pills and the demand for evidence together
Antigone Barton, writer and editor of “Science Speaks” and senior communications officer at the Center for Global Health Policy, writes about “[t]he idea that schistosomiasis, often picked up during childhood through a freshwater-borne parasite prevalent in some regions of Africa, can cause vaginal sores that could increase the likelihood of HIV exposure through sex…” (5/19).
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