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Rhoda Kwakyewaa Antwi (University of Energy and Natural Resources)



Possible adulticidal drugs for Onchocerca volvulus

21 September 2023 | By

This article discusses the need for adulticidal drugs to treat Onchocerca volvulus infections, a parasite causing onchocerciasis (river blindness), as the current treatment with ivermectin and surgery presents challenges for affected communities. It highlights research findings on the potential of analgesic medicines to target adult worms and emphasises the importance…