Parasites Without
Borders News

At Parasites Without Borders, we bring the latest medical information on diseases caused by parasites to the people and places that need it most. Over the past two months, our team of physicians and scientists have been scouring literature, sharing clinical experiences, and doing our part to support the busy clinicians during the pandemic. Check out our latest news.

Donate to ASTMH

Throughout February and March, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched by PWB and donated to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH). These donations will help support our shared commitment to reducing the worldwide burden of tropical diseases and improving global health, equity, and social justice.

COVID-19 Clinical Update with Dr. Daniel Griffin

In this COVID-19 clinical update, Daniel Griffin summarizes current status of vaccination in the US, discusses a study on convalescent sera from Argentina, use of remdesivir in patients with kidney disease, and provides further considerations on the use of Ct values in patient management.
Help Us Support Peace Corps’ Health and HIV/AIDS Fun

Help Us Support Peace Corps’ Health and HIV/AIDS Fund

Throughout the months of December & January, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB with a pledge up to $40,000 with a minimum donation of $10,000 and donated to Peace Corps’ Health and HIV/AIDS Fund, a fund that helps combat global health issues such as poor nutrition, the spread of infectious diseases, and the devastating social and economic impact of HIV/AIDS.

Help Us Support MicrobeTV

Throughout the months of October and November, all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB and donated to MicrobeTV, an independent podcast network for people who are interested in the life sciences (viruses, microbes, parasites, evolution, urban agriculture, communication, and engineering), with a pledge up to $40,000 to MicrobeTV with a minimum donation of $10,000.
Help us support Floating Doctors' Panama Project

Help Us Support Floating Doctors’ Panama Project

Throughout the month of August and September all donations made to Parasites Without Borders will be matched and DOUBLED by PWB and donated to Floating Doctors' Panama project. Parasites Without Borders is pledging to donate up to $40,000 with a minimum donation of $10,000 automatically given to the Floating Doctors’ Panama project.

TWiV 629: Coronavirus Update + Pandemic Sitrep

Daniel Griffin provides a clinical update on COVID-19, including analysis of the dexamethasone trial, and then the team discusses two Ebolavirus outbreaks in DRC, clinical and virological aspects of asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infections, age-dependent effects on transmission, and answer listener email. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove. Guests: Daniel Griffin and Chuck Knirsch.
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