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Precision mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis among school age children at the coastal region, Kenya

January 5, 2023

Precision mapping of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis among school age children at the coastal region, Kenya

Accurate mapping of schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminths is a prerequisite for effective implementation of the control and elimination interventions. Here, Stella Kepha and colleagues develop a precision mapping protocol in the coastal region of Kenya.

 

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Why the mycetoma patients are still neglected

This new Editorial from Fahal, Ahmed, Saeed, Elkhawad & Bakhiet highlights the innovation gap, lack of investment in research and development and drug discovery within the NTDs field, but specifically around mycetoma.


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Why the mycetoma patients are still neglected

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Trichuris WAP and CAP proteins: Potential whipworm vaccine candidates?

Vaccination has the potential to reduce the disease burden of whipworm infection, but there are no commercially available vaccines. In this Viewpoint, Wainwright & Shears study the evolutionary relationship between WAP and CAP proteins encoded by T. muris, T. trichiura, and T. suis, and highlight proteins that warrant further study as possible vaccine candidates.


Trichuris WAP and CAP proteins: Potential whipworm vaccine candidates?

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