Biology’s Emmitt R. Jolly warns about neglected tropical diseases

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NewsweekEmmitt R. Jolly, professor of biology, discussed schistosomiasis, which he said is considered the second-most neglected tropical disease—common in places like Nigeria. “Some areas have low prevalence while rural areas have high schistosome infection levels. Like many places, children and adults are often infected due trips to draw water, to take baths, or swim,” he said.