Schistosomiasis is part of a group of diseases that generally afflict the poorer regions of the world. These diseases are collectively called neglected tropical diseases because historically, little funding has been put into researching cures or treating the afflicted population; instead, efforts have beenRead More
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top ten largest contributors to global mortality: in 2012, an estimated 8.6 million people developed TB
Cholera remains a major public health problem in many developing nations. Areas with large cholera epidemics include Bangladesh, India and countries in
As antibiotics began treating a widening range of formerly fatal infectious diseases in the 1960’s, the medical community grew progressively more complacent.
Abstract Among industrialized countries, the U.S has arguably struggled most with alleviating homelessness, ever since the issue breached the federal policy agenda