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Neglect No More: Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases Helps Us All

Second, NTDs are preventable and treatable. The United States was able to control human intestinal worms once we had flush toilets, clean water, and sewage disposal. With adequate sanitation and clean water, mass drug distribution, improved diagnostics, and preventive treatments, many NTDs can be eliminated. We’re close to this with river blindness in the Americas, and we’re nearing the “last mile” with others.

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Yellow fever vaccine advised for travel to Brazil’s Rio, Sao Paulo states

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Monday recommended that travelers to rural areas in the states...