The global atlas of trachoma: an important tool in the fight against infectious blindness


An estimated 129.4 million people live in areas of Africa where blinding trachoma is confirmed to occur, according to a paper publishing August 8 in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. The distribution of the disease varies greatly across the continent, with clinical signs most common in the Sahel area of West Africa and the savannah areas of East and Central Africa… …read more