Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 27th, 2003
This was because more inhabitants were available for treatment in January, the peak of the region's agricultural season.
"Annual two-drug, single-dose mass drug administration (MDA) to 80%-90% of the eligible population for 4-6 years are prerequisites for the successful elimination of lymphatic filariasis (LF) from endemic communities by interruption of transmission and eventual elimination of new...
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