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Cost-effectiveness of rapid diagnosis of drug-resistant tuberculosis

Globally, tuberculosis (TB) is a leading cause of premature death. There are treatments for tuberculosis, but drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis have emerged, mostly due to improper or incomplete treatment.  If diagnosed properly in a timely manner, extremely

Expanding hookworm control strategies to target adults

The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic, bacterial, and viral infectious diseases, which affect over 1.5 billion of the world’s most impoverished people. The most common NTDs are the soil-transmitted helminths (STH), such as