0 Visualizing Schisto: Common parasite may increase women’s HIV risk

Washing day in MozambiqueFlickr, domink raskin In sub-Saharan Africa, the burden of schistosomiasis – a disease caused by water-borne parasitic worms – disproportionately affects females. What’s more, it may explain why women uniquely account for a greater percentage of people living with HIV/AIDS in Africa. This differs starkly from other…

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