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Editorial

Schistosomiasis in Africa: An Emerging Tragedy in Our New Global Health Decade

  • Peter J. Hotez mail,

    photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.fenwick@imperial.ac.uk (AF)

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D. C., United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D. C., United States of America

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  • Alan Fenwick mail

    photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.fenwick@imperial.ac.uk (AF)

    Affiliation: Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: September 29, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000485

About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D. C., United States of America
Peter J. Hotez
Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D. C., United States of America
Alan Fenwick
Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

PJH and AF are two of the co-founders of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, and AF is Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative.