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Created in May 2015, by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiologist, Caitlin M. Worrell, MPH, this image depicted Mr. Daniel, a laboratory technician and transmission assessment surveys (TAS) team member, as he was comforting a young Haitian girl, who was selected to take part in the TAS survey in the Dondon Commune in Northern Haiti. By testing the blood of school children for lymphatic filariasis (LF), the national program would be able to determine if mass drug administration campaigns had been successful in reducing the prevalence of LF in Haiti. The results would hopefully show that this child’s generation would be the first to be free of lymphatic filariasis. This was one of the entries in the 2015 CDC Connects, Public Health in Action Photo Contest.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ CDC Connects
Creation Date: 2015
Photo Credit: Caitlin M. Worrell, M.P.H.
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