Onchocerciasis Elimination from Africa: One Step in Northern Sudan

  • James W. Kazura
  • Published 2016 in
    The American journal of tropical medicine and…


Onchocerciasis is one of the two filarial helminth “neglected tropical diseases” (the other being lymphatic filariasis) that has been targeted for geographically local elimination followed by global eradication. The last known areas ofOnchocerca volvulus transmission in the Americas have recently been reported to be eliminated. In contrast, achieving… (More)


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