While we advance through a geological epoch that increasingly reflects human intervention on a massive scale, we might expect to see the continued expansion of epidemic neglected tropical diseases, as we have recently seen for Zika and Ebola virus infections.
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While global attention in West Africa is focused on the emergence of Ebola virus infection, new information from the published literature and World Health Organization databases reveals that many other neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are far more widespread and also require urgent attention.
Letter to the Editor published in Science–read it here:
At least a half dozen possible Ebola vaccines that have protected nonhuman primates are entering early clinical trials for safety. What’s the fastest way to determine which one is most effective?
Read the New York Times opinion piece here