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Mexico Eliminates Disease That Causes Blindness

Mexico Eliminates Disease That Causes Blindness

A disease which is the leading infectious cause of blindness worldwide has been eliminated in Mexico. The disease, trachoma, occurs primarily in hot, dry countries and affects people without access to clean water to wash their faces. Mexico increased its actions to eliminate the disease in 2004. Efforts were focused on cleanliness, antibiotics, environmental improvement, […]

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