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Filariasis (Philariasis) is a parasitic and infectious tropical disease, that is caused by thread-like filarial nematode worms in the superfamily Filarioidea, also known as "filariae". There are 9 known filarial nematodes which use humans as the definitive host.

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Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

300 million people in the developing world are seriously ill from intestinal worms

300 million people in the developing world are seriously ill from intestinal worms

Diseases are being neglected in wake of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

Diseases are being neglected in wake of HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria

The best way to avoid infection from mosquito bites is to flick not squash

The best way to avoid infection from mosquito bites is to flick not squash

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained

Five million village doctors in rural China to be re-trained