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Turning the worm

Turning the worm

作者:费兄疫  时间:2019-03-07 08:10:01  人气:

Nigeria, Egypt and Samoa are the first countries to initiate a WHO programme to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Another dozen nations will join over the coming year. Around one billion people in developing countries are at risk of infection, which leads to elephantiasis—massive swelling of limbs, breasts or genitals. Merck and SmithKline Beecham—soon to merge with Glaxo Wellcome—are donating drugs to break the chain of transmission. Mosquitoes spread the disease,