importance of ivermectin to human onchocerciasis : past , present , and the future

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Correspondence: eW Cupp 1309 Allen street, Owensboro, KY 42303, UsA Tel +1 270 926 1559 email cuppedd@auburn.edu Abstract: Ivermectin (registered for human use as Mectizan) was donated by Merck & Co Inc in 1987 for the treatment and control of human onchocerciasis (“river blindness”). This philanthropic gesture has had a remarkable effect in reducing the… (More)

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