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New Faster Diagnostic Test For River Blindness Less Expensive, Painful

Devex: New tool makes diagnosing river blindness faster, cheaper, and less painful
“…With funding from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH worked with the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and South Korea-based manufacturing firm Standard Diagnostics to roll out the new diagnostic tool, which they hope will play a critical role in accelerating the eradication of river blindness…” (Tyson, 11/3).

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