One Million Deaths by Parasites

The end of 2014 saw the release of the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (GBD 2013), in which 240 causes of death were studied through a systematic analysis.  Among the important findings were that globally, parasitic diseases caused more than one million deaths in the year 2013.

http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2015/01/16/one-million-deaths-parasites/

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