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Elephantiasis is a disease that is characterized by the thickening of the skin and underlying tissues, especially in the legs, male genitals.
Study results may aid battle against insect-borne diseases

Study results may aid battle against insect-borne diseases

Clear evidence that elephantiasis can be eliminated

Clear evidence that elephantiasis can be eliminated

Egyptian program to eliminate elephantiasis successful

Egyptian program to eliminate elephantiasis successful

Tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis, river blindness, hookworm, elephantiasis, and blinding trachoma are being ignored

Tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis, river blindness, hookworm, elephantiasis, and blinding trachoma are being ignored

First new treatment for Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis)

First new treatment for Elephantiasis (lymphatic filariasis)

Single course of one antibiotic can successfully treat elephantiasis

Single course of one antibiotic can successfully treat elephantiasis

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Wolbachia genome reveals new targets to combat infectious disease

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases

Expert to help WHO in Dili, East Timor with tropical diseases