Global Epidemiology of Buruli Ulcer, 2010–2017, and Analysis of 2014 WHO Programmatic Targets
Till F. Omansen
, Alfred Erbowor-Becksen, Rie Yotsu, Tjip S. van der Werf, Alexander Tiendrebeogo, Lise Grout, and Kingsley Asiedu
Author affiliations: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (T.F. Omansen); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (T.F. Omansen, A. Erbowor-Becksen, L. Grout, K. Asiedu); Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (A. Erbowor-Becksen); Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan (R. Yotsu); National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (R. Yotsu); University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (T.S. van der Werf); World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo (A. Tiendrebeogo)
Figure 3. Geographic distribution of Buruli ulcer cases officially reported to World Health Organization during 2010–2017. Concentrations in West Africa and Australia are clearly visible.
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