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Fight against trachoma disrupted by COVID-19 pandemic – News-Medical.Net

Progress towards the elimination of trachoma as a public health problem has been substantial, but the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted community-based control efforts….



Researchers from the University of California, San Francisco, USA,  University of Oxford, University of Surrey, United Kingdom, in collaboration with the Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, World Health Organization (WHO) and International Trachoma Initiative, The Task Force for Global Health, have worked on a study looking at the effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic on elimination efforts against trachoma globally.
Their study titled, “Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic…

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