Episode 123: Dr. Peter Hotez

from  Global Dispatches -- World News That Matters

Sep 5, 2016

Dr. Peter Hotez is one of the world's leading experts on so-called Neglected Tropical Diseases. These are a set of diseases, often times parasitic, that have historically afflicted the absolute poorest people on the planet. Some of these diseases are better known, like hookworm or leprosy, and now Zika. But most are virtually unknown outside the medical community, and I suspect many doctors as well, have probably never heard of many of them. That may soon change, thanks in part to the work of Dr...more

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