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Tackling Neglected Diseases Could Offer More Bang for the Buck

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Science  03 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5761, pp. 592-593
DOI: 10.1126/science.311.5761.592a

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STOCKHOLM-- At a meeting here and in a recent paper, a group of researchers and health policy leaders argue that efforts against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria will yield far bigger dividends if they are coupled with an attack on so-called neglected diseases such as hookworm, schistosomiasis, and leishmaniasis. (Read more.)