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Jan 21, 2021
Photo: Dr. Alaullah Shiekh, a postdoctoral researcher in Dr. James Fleckenstein’s lab at Washington University in St. Louis, is hard at work analyzing images of ETEC’s effects on the human gut.
Jan 11, 2021
Although Cryptosporidium is now identified as one of the leading causes of diarrheal disease among young children, this is a fairly recent development. Cryptosporidium (or Crypto) was first recognized as a human pathogen in the 1970s, but it wasn’t
Dec 22, 2020
Even in this crazy year, we managed to make some progress against the deadliest form of childhood diarrhea.
Dec 16, 2020
Conducting an economic evaluation of a switch from ROTARIX to ROTAVAC allowed the Palestinian Ministry of Health to validate the payoff of its decision.
Dec 09, 2020
When one child dies of diarrhea, it reflects a collective failure. We can no longer go back to the status quo; we need universal health coverage now.
Nov 23, 2020
Existing tools - WASH, vaccines, and ORS+zinc - can help prevent and treat diarrhea infections with no need for antibiotics.
Nov 16, 2020
Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) were some of the original building blocks of primary healthcare.
Nov 12, 2020
Children living in communities that already bear a disproportionate burden of pneumonia and diarrheal disease must now also content with the impacts of COVID-19.
Oct 29, 2020
In a study from Zambia, poor nutrition appears to protect children from rotavirus infection. It's a mystery that begs for more research.
Oct 28, 2020
New resource provides a how-to guide for accelerating country uptake of WHO's recommended childhood diarrhea treatment.