Neglected tropical diseases were today’s featured topic for ABC News’ weekly health “tweet chat”. ABC’s chief medial correspondent, Dr. Richard Besser hosted the chat and posed various questions and conversation topics to participants about NTDs. Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez and Global Network Managing Director Dr. Neeraj Mistry also participated.

As part of ABC’s promotion, a story about NTDs has been posted on the ABC News website, available here: http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2013/04/02/tropical-diseases-infect-1-in-6-people-worldwide/#.UVrDVe2vBog.twitter