Sierra Leone’s hookworms and Ebola

Remko van Leeuwen, AIGHD, Project Director of the EU-supported HOOKVAC Consortium and Dr. Peter Hotez, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, discuss the link between hookworm and Ebola.

"The latest December Ebola Situation Report from WHO indicates that Sierra Leone currently has the highest total number of reported cases — almost 8000 — having recently overtaken Liberia. Whereas the number of Ebola cases in Liberia has started to decline over the past month, the epidemic in Sierra Leone still shows no sign of coming under control any time soon."

Read the full blog at The Lancet Global Health Blog 'Sierra Leone’s hookworms'