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Travel medicine – useful information on river blindness

Good information is key when planning fieldwork safety and travel safety.  Here is a useful source of travel medicine information we came across on river blindness.  It suggests that short stay travelers will be less at risk but therefore the disease could be a higher risk for expat workers, university fieldworkers, GAP year or VSO volunteers. For full details read the full river blindness article.

Travel medicine - river blindness

Symptoms of river blindness, important field safety issue