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Blog Post Addresses Global Increase In Vector-Borne Neglected Tropical Disease Incidence

PLOS Blogs’ “Speaking of Medicine”: What’s with these Vector-borne Neglected Tropical Diseases?
“Peter Hotez and Serap Aksoy, co-editors in chief of PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, contemplate the recent rises in various vector-borne NTDs around the world…” The authors write, “A take-home lesson is that, to understand complicated occurrences such as the rise of vector-borne NTDs in Latin America and Europe, we’ll need to consider establishing new and interdisciplinary dialogues between biomedical scientists interested in tropical infections and social scientists, including economists and anthropologists, and earth scientists interested in the environment…” (7/6).

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