Genital Schistosomiasis, Liver Disease, University Of Pennsylvania discussed on This Podcast Will Kill You


There's the vaccine education center, that's put out by university of Pennsylvania children's hospital Philadelphia but it's it, it doesn't have all the glitz and the panache at the anti vaccine websites do. And so we're, we're, we're still. We're still in the nineteen nineties when it comes to the internet. I think we've got one last fun question for you. Hopefully fun. If you could snap your fingers in create a vaccine for any infectious disease today, that doesn't have one. What would it be? I would say the ones were developing there. I mean, the one that's really moving along nicely as vaccine for schistosomiasis. This is a disease of two hundred million people who live in extreme poverty, horrific cause of liver disease, and testing disease, and a causes a condition on his female genital schistosomiasis, which many people are surprised as action, the most common gynecologic condition on the African continent, a cause of pain, and bleeding and stigma marital, dischord, polar depression. And now it's been linked to a fourfold increase in HIV aids probably 'cause the all sort of diseases causes prevents a conduit for the for the aids virus. So this may be Africa's leading cofactor for HIV aids and developing that vaccine, and I'd love to see that. Get to the licensor stage. Great answer..

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