The 2013 G20 Summit concluded in St. Petersburg last week amid debates on how to respond to the Syrian civil war and recent chemical attacks in the country.

Human hookworm, schistosomiasis, Chagas disease and leishmaniasis are some of the most devastating diseases in poverty with no licensed vaccine available.

By: Alexa Bednarz

This post was originally published on the Gates Foundation's Impatient Optimists blog. 

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