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Morning Medtalks with Dr KK Aggarwal 15th June 2018
Lymphatic filaria eradication by 2020A new three-drug combination, Ivermectin, Diethyl Carbamazine and Albandazole, pilot rollout will be initiated in five States; Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka and Maharashtra. The rollout will see a mass drug administration (MDA) campaign in endemic districts as half of Indias population is susceptible to LF infection. The case for three-drug combo is being made after India failed to control LF with the two-drug combo of
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