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October 22, 2007 - Press Release
The Technical Consultative Committee (TCC) of African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) responds to recent articles about potential resistance to ivermectin and concludes it remains effectiv

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso – A statement issued by the Technical Consultative Committee (TCC) of the African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) in response to the article published in the Lancet by Osei-Atweneboana MY, Eng JKL, Boakye D, et al in June 16, 2007 concludes that ivermectin (Mectizan®) remains effective for control of onchocerciasis.

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