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What is onchocerciasis?

Onchocerciasis is an infection caused by the roundworm Onchocerca volvulus. This condition can cause a rash, itching and sometimes with scarring along with eye symptoms that can result to blindness. Globally, millions of individuals all over the world have onchocerciasis. In most cases, blindness is evident and a high percentage are visually impaired. Remember that […]