Uganda reports progress towards reducing river blindness

The 9th session of the Uganda Onchocerciasis Elimination Expert Advisory Committee in Kampala last week revealed some good news concerning the battle against river blindness, or onchocerciasis. Health ministry officials report that data shows river blindness has been eliminated in 13 districts, reducing the adult population most at risk of the skin and eye disease to about 1.8 […]
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