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If Effective, Experimental Hookworm Vaccine Could Help Lower Morbidity, Mortality From Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Health Affairs Blog: Vaccinating Against Iron-Deficiency Anemia: A New Technology For Maternal And Child Health
Peter Hotez, president of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, and Remko van Leeuwen, HOOKVAC project director at the Amsterdam Institute for Global Health and Development, discuss morbidity and mortality related to iron-deficiency anemia, how hookworm infection contributes to the condition, and the testing of an experimental hookworm vaccine (2/19).