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Editorial

Nigeria: “Ground Zero" for the High Prevalence Neglected Tropical Diseases

  • Peter J. Hotez mail,

    hotez@bcm.edu

    Affiliations: Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Departments of Pediatrics (Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine) and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Oluwatoyin A. Asojo,

    Affiliations: National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

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  • Adekunle M. Adesina

    Affiliations: National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Pathology & Immunology, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Published: July 31, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001600
  • Featured in PLOS Collections

About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez
Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Departments of Pediatrics (Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine) and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Peter J. Hotez, Oluwatoyin A. Asojo, Adekunle M. Adesina
National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Oluwatoyin A. Asojo
Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America
Adekunle M. Adesina
Department of Pathology & Immunology, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: hotez@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.