6 articles
Shedding Light on NTDs: Leprosy
Aug 1, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  When a 4,000-year-old skeleton located in Rajasthan, India was unearthed in 2009, archeologists were not expecting to find Mycobacterium leprae...

Shedding Light on NTDs: Trachoma
Jul 27, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Welcome back to “Shedding Light on NTDs”. This week, we will be discussing the leading infectious cause of preventable blindness, a neglected...

Shedding Light on NTDs: Leishmaniasis
Jun 13, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  This week on “Shedding light on NTDs”, we are taking a look at leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease that spreads through the bite of...

Shedding Light on NTDs: Rabies
Jun 5, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  This week’s NTD topic might sound a little more familiar than the other diseases in this series. When we think about rabies in the United States,...

Shedding Light on NTDs: Chikungunya
May 30, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  Welcome to the first installment of Disease Daily’s Summer Series: “Shedding Light on Neglected Tropical Diseases”. This week, we are looking at...

Summer Series on Neglected Tropical Diseases: Shedding Light on NTDs
May 24, 2018 | Lauren Goodwin

  The chances are that if you turn on your television or scan your local news sources, you will hear about infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS, Ebola,...