Hookworm was once rampant in the US—until treatment, education and economic development seemed to eradicate it decades ago. Turns out, it never really went away.
Neglected Diseases Down South
September 4, 2018
Intensive interventions and clean water programs have stamped out guinea worm disease in countries like Nigeria and Kenya. Now that same playbook is being used to tackle neglected diseases in American South that fuel the cycle of poverty.
Tackle Parasites to Temper Poverty
April 3, 2018
Treating women farmers of child-bearing age for hookworm in the Democratic Republic of Congo may significantly ease hardship, says a new study.