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A clinical study of the extent and nature of skin disease was undertaken among 10,224 Melanesians in the Western Province of the Solomon Islands. It was performed concurrently with a survey and selective mass treatment campaign for yaws which has reappeared in the area for the first time in 20 years. For children under 15 years old, prevalence rates for… (More)
We report a resurgence of yaws in the Solomon Islands and describe the combined clinico-serological survey and mass penicillin treatment campaign to define and curb it.