Tag: Neglected tropical diseases

Rise in tropical diseases blamed on turmoil in Mideast

March 2, 2012

YEARS of conflict and political struggle have caused massive human and animal migrations in the Middle East and North Africa. Now a new study blames these upheavals for the spread or re-emergence of a variety of tropical diseases – some previously eliminated or controlled – affecting an estimated 65 million people. A family of illnesses […]

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