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Neglected Diseases Affect People In All Nations, U.S. Science Envoy Peter Hotez Says At British Parasitology Meeting

SciDev.Net: Neglected diseases also strike rich nations
“…Climate change and international travel allow viruses and parasites to spread across the world, far beyond developing countries, said Peter Hotez, the United States science envoy for the Middle East and North Africa, at an event in London, United Kingdom, last week. For example, ‘there are 12 million U.S. Americans with a neglected tropical disease, but awareness of this is nil,’ he told the British Society for Parasitology’s spring meeting on 12 April…” (Vesper, 4/20).

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