river blindness

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Colombia is First Country to Eliminate River Blindness
Aug 2, 2013 | Alexandra Thomsen

Colombia has just been confirmed as the first nation to eliminate the neglected tropical disease onchocerciasis, more commonly known as “river...

Water Without Worms: Guatemalan Department Ends River Blindness
Dec 11, 2012 | Jason Hayes

In the Huehuetenango department of Guatemala, Onchocerca volvulus, commonly called river blindness, is no more. According to a recent study in the...