In partnership with the Fraunhofer Center for Molecular Biotechnology and the Walter Reid Army Institute for Research, the Sabin Vaccine Institute has successfully expressed the hookworm-derived antigen Na-APR-1.

A new study asserts that a particular type of schistosomiasis may predispose women to contracting HIV.

Dengue illness, the most common mosquito-borne viral disease in the world, has expanded from Southeast Asia to The Americas.

Today is the International Day of Rural Women, in recognition of this day we are featuring a guest blog from Kaitlin Davis, from She’s the First.

By: John O. Davies-Cole, PhD, MPH, Professor at The George Washington University

Another installment from our Worm of the Week series, courtesy of student campaigners from Boston University! Today we feature:

Hookworm affects more than 576 million people across the globe and contributes to an estimated 43 percent reduction in future wage earnings in areas where infected individuals reside.

Ever had an eyelash in your eye?  It's a common--and really painful--experience that almost everyone can relate to.  Now think of the pain experienced in the fe

When we think of parasites, we often think of tiny--even microscopic--organisms.  But ascariasis, also known as roundworm, is not o

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