Mass drug administration for trachoma: how long is not long enough?

BACKGROUND:Blinding trachoma is targeted for elimination by 2020 using the SAFE strategy (Surgery, Antibiotics, Facial cleanliness, and Environmental improvements). Annual mass drug administration (MDA) with azithromycin is a cornerstone of this strategy. If baseline prevalence of clinical signs of...

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Main Authors: Violeta Jimenez, Huub C Gelderblom, Rebecca Mann Flueckiger, Paul M Emerson, Danny Haddad
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2015-03-01
Series:PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
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