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Prevalence and risk factors for Taenia solium cysticercosis in school-aged children: A school based study in western Sichuan, Peoples Republic of China

All Authors: 
John Openshaw, Alexis Medina, Stephen A. Felt, Tiaoying Li, Zhou Huan, Scott Rozelle, Stephen Luby
May 7, 2018

Tapeworm infection from eating contaminated pork can damage the brain, causing learning impairments and possibly enforcing cycles of poverty. Stanford-led study is the first to look at infection rates within schools and propose solutions targeting children.