Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness. A neglected tropical disease, it is responsible for the visual impairment of around 2.2 million people, of whom 1.2 million are irreversibly blind. Internationally, 53 countries are assessed to be endemic for blinding trachoma. Trachoma results from ocular infection with the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis which is spread […]
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