Merck & company announced today that it had developed a drug to treat river blindness and would distribute it free to countries that request it river blindness, or onchocerciasis, afflicts 18 million people in west and central africa, the middle east and central and south america, according to dr. Whitehouse station, nj--(business wire)--public health officials at the 20th inter-american conference on onchocerciasis in antigua, guatemala, confirmed that more than one-third of all latin americans who ran the risk of contracting river blindness (onchocerciasis), a leading cause of preventable blindness, are no longer at risk. Merck ceo raymond gilmartin says the company will continue to donate the drug free to those who need it river blindness is a parasitic land along river.
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African river blindness is an eye condition that can happen after being infected by a particular parasite people who are infected usually have other symptoms b. Merck and co , river blindness ethical case analysis lennard de jong excelsior college author note this paper was prepared for business ethics, ethical case analysis, taught by dr moser. Section 1: introduction and situational analysis onchocerciasis, known as river blindness, is caused by parasitic worms that live in the small black flies that breed in and about fast-moving rivers in developing countries in the middle east, africa, and latin america - merck and river blindness introduction.
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