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WHO Outlines Strategy to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases
post 12/26/17, 04:18 AM
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The diseases - leishmanaisis, chagas, dengue and 14 others - are unknown to many people in developed countries, or are thought to have been eradicated long ago. But the World Health Organization says they cause massive, hidden suffering that keeps millions of people in poverty. And the WHO is calling on governments, donors and pharmaceutical companies to help reduce those numbers significantly. Dr. Peter Hotez is an expert in tropical diseases. He says that these parasitic diseases are rampant even though they are easily treatable.

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