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ID#:6362
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This 1978 photograph depicted a blackfly riverine breeding place, the vector of onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness, an infection caused by the parasite Onchocerca volvulus. Transmission is most intense in remote rural African villages, located near rapidly flowing streams.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Jesse Hobbs
Creation Date:1978
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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