More than half of the world’s population is at risk of contracting diseases carried by small organisms like mosquitoes, snails and sand flies.

Photo: Dr. Hotez is interviewed by Bertha Alicia Galindo, journalist and producer for Alcanzando el Conocimiento, at the Miguel Aleman Foundation. Credit: Alcanzando el Conocimiento on Twitter (@alcanzandohoy).

In a new editorial published in PLOS NTDs, Sabin Vaccine Institute president Dr.

Infectious disease threats have consistently caused more health and military impact than battlefield injuries through the 20th and 21st centuries.

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