Lymphoedema

Devastating elephantiasis disease facing elimination

Dr Deirdre Hollingsworth, who leads the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Modelling Consortium, led an international team that has discovered that if a recently proposed combination of three particular drugs is used together, the disease can be prevented or treated rapidly, in a maximum amount of people, using fewer rounds of drugs.” “A disabling parasitic disease which causes elephantiasis, and threatens around one billion people globally – Lymphatic filariasis – could be eliminated more quickly, thanks to research by the University of Warwick.” Read the original article here

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