Study Identifies How to Improve WHO Eradication Strategy for Skin Disease

February 8, 2018

Despite efforts the elimination of yaws in a high-endemic community in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is yet to be achieved. The research identifies relapsing, untreated infections and the emergence of antibiotic resistance as contributing to ongoing yaws infection in the community. Researchers from Spain, PNG, the U.S., Australia, and international colleagues led the study.