"At the beginning there was no pain, no itching, but then it became inflamed," says Zahra, "It affected me a lot. I couldn't
Make it stop.
The global health community has a huge task ahead in order to control or eliminate the worst neglected tropical diseases transmitted by insects or snails.
Side effects seen in clinical trials of the drug included nausea, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, abdominal pain, itching
One of the least known consequences of modern conflict in the Middle East and East Africa has been the widespread devastation that results from a tropical infection known as leishmaniasis.
Afghanistan's health authorities Friday appealed for international help in dealing with a parasitic disease that is believed