ENGL 1302 Composition II
November 9, 2015
Infestation in Africa
Collie, Asher. "Sole Hope - Offering Hope & Healthier Lives in Uganda, Africa." Sole Hope. N.p., 2014. Web. 23 Nov. 2015.
This website was by far the most interesting one that a viewer can come across when researching about the jigger flea. It is a valuable resource that describes how a group of passionate, committed people are putting closed toed shoes on African children, one pair at a time. It all started with an encounter with a YouTube video, a video that touched a young couple so deep that in their hearts they knew that they had to do something to help the children who lived in Uganda. They realized that not only …show more content…
Hermann, Feldmeier, and Et. La. "A Neglected Disease with Many Challenges for Global Public Health." PLOS. N.p., 2014. Web. 09 Nov. 2015
This article is a complete overall analysis of the sand flea named Tunga Penetrans also known as the Jigger. The article not only introduces the insect but also the destruction of one’s health and the torment that one endures. Due to the resource-poor communities, tungiasis is basically neglected by health care providers, policy makers, the scientific community, the pharmaceutical industry, and funding institutions. Adults and children who live in these poor communities suffer from inflammation in the feet, deep ulcers, gangrene, lymphangitis, and septicemia. The article is divided into sections that consist of: An informative