More Funding Needed For Tropical Diseases, WHO Says

Tropical diseases that were once overlooked, are now receiving more attention from pharmaceutical companies and the government, but also require more funding and innovation. Diseases that are uncommon in the U.S. such as: lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) onchocerciasis (river blindness) schistosomiasis (a parasite) soil-transmitted helminthiasis (intestinal worms) …can cause many deaths and complicate lives in underdeveloped nations… (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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