Weill Cornell Global Health

Schistosomiasis and HIV

October 11, 2014 3:47 PM

The association between schistosomiasis infection and HIV infection could explain the significantly higher rates of HIV among women in sub-saharan Africa.  A recent article in the New York Times examines this theory in light of current research conducted in Zimbabwe... Read More

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