Can Onchocerciasis Be Eradicated?  “COBE”

Epidemiological, entomological and parasitological studies in a bovine model in Cameroon

A. RENZ (Koordinator) D. Achukwi, N. BrattigA. StreitN. Ngoufo

Since 1976, we have been studying the epidemiology of onchocerciasis in North-Cameroon.

That was long before ivermectin mass-treatments of the village populations in hyperendemic regions had started. For this, we collected entomological, parasitological and ophthalmological data in the Sudan-savannah area where riverblindness was highly endemic.

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