Recent Examples of river blindness from the Web
Earlier studies showed that ivermectin, developed in the 1980s to fight parasites that cause river blindness and elephantitis, turns the blood of patients deadly to mosquitoes a short time after treatment, reported National Public Radio.
Cholera, lung cancer and river blindness no longer threaten us.
In the 1980s, Merck developed a treatment for river blindness and opted to give it away.
In the 1980s, Merck developed a treatment for river blindness, and opted to give it away.
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