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By: Alanna Shaikh
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