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26) Intensive Community Work for the Relief and Control of Hookworm Disease in the Southern States," International Health Board, Record Group 5, Series, 2, Box 3, Folder 20, Rockefeller Center Archives.
Stiles from John Wilkerson, August 8, 1910, RSC, Box 4, Folder 78, Rockefeller Center Archives; Editorial, "The Hookworm Disease in the South," Southern Medical Journal, 2 (October 1909), 1049.
No current vaccine is available to prevent hookworm disease, which is one of the most common chronic infections of humans with an estimated 740 million cases in areas of rural poverty in the tropics and subtropics.