Trachoma: Senegal's struggle to contain the disease

Losing your sight, losing your life, How an infectious disease that causes blindness can be cured.

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    Trachoma is the world's leading cause of blindness and has struck almost 200 million people around the world.

    Most of those suffering from this curable disease are in sub-Saharan Africa.

    Despite medicine and preventive measures, Senegal is struggling to contain the disease.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Touba in eastern Senegal.


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