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Human deworming measures lead to educational, economic gains

Regular treatments for intestinal worm infections translate to improvements in human development and childhood education, shows a study authored by fellows Peter Hotez and Farhan Majid, postdoctoral fellow SuJin Kang, and the Baylor College of Medicine’s Ashish Damania. The study is the first of a collaborative series to better understand the impact of neglected diseases on economic development and educational attainment. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: