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Ecologist Kevin Lafferty was co-author of a paper that inspired this segment on NPR's Science Friday.

USGS Western Ecological Research Center scientist Kevin Lafferty is part of a research team that studies the effectiveness of different treatments for schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease, in villages around the Senegal River, West Africa. Lafferty and co-authors published a research article describing the most effective means of controlling the disease. The study inspired a ten-minute segment on NPR's Science Friday.

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