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Striving to Protect Sailors from Parasitic Diseases

By Lt. Kimberly Edgel, deputy director, Parasitology Department, Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Peru *Editor’s note: This is the final blog in a six part series from NAMRU-6. Parasitic diseases have had devastating effects on military operations for millennia and this may have even changed the course of history. It has been speculated that both Alexander the Great and Genghis …

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