Financial Times Special Report: Combating Neglected Diseases
Friday, October 10, 2014
Dr. Peter Hotez is quoted in the Financial Times supplement on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
"Peter Jay Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, says leishmaniasis and polio are on the rise in Syria and other war-torn areas of the Middle East are similarly vulnerable to NTDs. 'They are driven by social forces. The most important factors are poverty and conflict.'”