Jun 16, 2020
Professor Clive Shiff is an entomologist who shares fascinating
insight into his work.
Tune in to discover:
For two years, Shiff lived in the African bush, where he encountered elephants, rhinoceros, leopards, hippopotamuses, and many other animals face-to-face. He shares his experiences, what he learned during this time, and what he did to avoid deadly parasites and diseases like malaria and sleeping sickness.
Shiff discusses the efforts to eradicate malaria in the 1950s,
parasitic diseases such as sleeping sickness and
schistosomiasis, what therapies and sanitations efforts have been
implemented in response to schistosomiasis and why it has been so
difficult to combat, and how he is trying to improve diagnostics
for parasitic diseases.
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