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How the Anti-vaxxers Are Winning
"As a scientist leading global efforts to develop vaccines for neglected poverty-related diseases like schistosomiasis and Chagas’ disease, and as the dad of an adult daughter with autism and other disabilities, I’m worried that our nation’s health will soon be threatened because we have not stood up to the pseudoscience and fake conspiracy claims of [the anti-vaccine] movement," writes fellow Peter Hotez in a New York Times op-ed.
Peter J. Hotez February 13, 2017
Chagas disease in Texas
This article summarizes the spread, symptoms and widespread effects of Chagas disease in Texas. Author Jennifer Herricks, postdoctoral fellow in disease and poverty, also discusses recent efforts by the Texas Legislature to monitor neglected tropical diseases, like Chagas, and recommends the passage of similar legislation in other U.S. states with native kissing bug populations.
January 26, 2016
Chagas Disease: A 2014 World Cup Yellow Card
As the most expensive World Cup ever is set to begin in Brazil, Peter Hotez, fellow in disease and poverty, writes that a "yellow card" warning must be raised about one of Latin America's most serious public health threats: Chagas disease. Today, three-quarters of the world's Chagas disease patients live in the nine Latin American countries that will be represented in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
Peter J. Hotez May 22, 2014