EGH Researchers Find Diarrhoeal Infections May Have Long-Lasting Effects

Mirna Amaya, One Health Ph.D. student, Lindsey Laytner, a recent EGH graduate, and Karoun Bagamian, EGH affiliate faculty, contributed to a recently published article concerning the cause of moderate to severe diarrhoea in children under five. The article titled, “Burden of enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli and shigella non-fatal diarrheal infections in 79 low-income and lower-middle-income countries: a modeling analysis,” was published in The Lancet Global Health. This work focuses on the cause of moderate to severe diarrhoea and the effects it might have on stunting in children under five. Researchers found that these types of infections can have long-lasting effects. Read the full article here!


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