Loa Loa

A visual response to an in-depth medical research paper about the parasitic blood worm ‘Loa Loa’ in West Africa. The paper looks at current treatment dilemmas (the medicine can be deadly for those with a high parasitic load) and points to the future, where new smartphone screening technology has the potential to save lives and resources through the ‘test-and-not-treat’ approach.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s