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UNM professor receives funding to fight pervasive African parasite

20:00 EDT 31 Jul 2017 | AAAS

(University of New Mexico) In parts of sub-Saharan Africa, as many as 90 percent of village children are infected with a debilitating and potentially fatal neglected tropical disease called schistosomiasis. Around the world, more than 220 million cases persist, mostly in Africa, despite considerable efforts over the years to control the effects. It's a disease researchers at The University of New Mexico are working hard to combat.

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