Time to “decrypt” a wily parasite

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Time to “decrypt” a wily parasite ledison Mon, 03/20/2017 – 11:24 Mar 20, 2017 Robert Choy Cryptosporidium harms children—we need research and development to stop it.   A lot of ugly things in nature are relatively harmless (Exhibit A: the star-nosed mole)—but Cryptosporidium, one of the featured bad guys in the video, “DefeatDD: Superheroes vs. Villains,” isn’t one of them.   Unsettling under a microscope and dangerous in the human body, this tiny parasite is one of the most common causes of diarrheal disease (DD) worldwide. Yet for years, attention and research for “Crypto,” as it’s often called, has lagged.

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Time to “decrypt” a wily parasite