Recent Examples of onchocerciasis from the Web
Fifteen years ago as much as half the population was infected with the worm that causes onchocerciasis, or river blindness (see map).
Yet by 2017 only 2% of people carried the worm, and there had been no new cases recorded of people going blind from onchocerciasis in a decade.
River blindness, or onchocerciasis, is a nasty disease that has burdened Africa for as long as anyone can remember.
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