New publication in Parasites and Vectors

Using data from the Cameroon blackfly control and monitoring work, along with other field data,  a model has been developed by Maria-Gloria Basañez and colleagues at the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. The work was published by Routledge et al. with several YIF co-authors, in the journal Parasites and Vectors in May 2018 – see The conclusion was that onchocerciasis elimination may not be achieved with annual ivermectin distribution in all endemic foci. Complementary and alternative treatment strategies (ATS), including vector control, will be necessary.

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