Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 19th, 2000
"Some days it hurts so bad I can't get out of bed to go to the bathroom," says Aura, a petite 46-year-old who watched her right leg balloon to three times its normal size. Like millions in the developing world, she is a victim of the crippling, demoralizing, and incurable disease known as elephantiasis.
Researchers believe the disease, which can add 100 pounds or more to a person's weight, can be prevented if the...
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