NTDs Affect Mainly Poor People In Wealthy Countries, Expert Peter Hotez Says

Devex: Time to draw a new map for NTDs?
“During his nearly 30 year career in medicine, Dr. Peter Hotez has earned a reputation as a relentless researcher and advocate in the fight against neglected tropical diseases. … Earlier this month Hotez spoke to college students on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. … ‘We now find that most of the world’s neglected diseases are actually … in wealthy countries. They’re in G20 countries,’ Hotez said. … And he added, ‘We’re drawing a new map of global health’…” (Tyson, 3/24).

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