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Eliminating lymphatic filariasis in Port-au-Prince

A mass albendazole administration was successful in eliminating lymphatic filariasis in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 71% cases. Lymphatic filariasisis is an infection caused by worm Wuchereria bancrofti associated with lymphedema and hydrocele. It has been a large scale global problem for a long time. The drug