Hunting Hookworms

Posted on by David Gelber

Among the healing arts, tropical medicine has traditionally claimed a particularly heroic status. We conjure up Boy’s Own images of intrepid medical explorers deep in darkest Africa or Amazonia hunting the carriers responsible for calamitous diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, dengue and sleeping sickness – and, in our own day, terrifying viruses like Ebola and […]

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