Drone Imagery Helps Predict Schistosomiasis Infection Areas (video) University of Washington Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption A team led by the University of Washington and Stanford University has discovered clues in the environment that help identify transmission hotspots for schistosomiasis, a parasitic disease that is second only to malaria in its global health impact. The research uses rigorous field sampling and aerial images to precisely map communities that are at greatest risk for schistosomiasis. Credit Kiyomi Taguchi/University of Washington Usage Restrictions Credit required. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.