Patrick Bürgel has finished his thesis of Bachelor!

During August and September 2014, Patrick Bürgel collected data on the socio-entomological interface of riverblindness in Cameroon: The way of clothing, which may more or less protect the human body from the bites of the Simulium dannosum vector flies is a key-factor in epidemiology.  He could show, that the degree of exposure of the villages population has in fact decreased from a value of over 95 % during the first half of the last century, to much lower values nowadays.

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Patrick Bürgel 2014