“Farewell to the God of Plague”: The Importance of Political Commitment Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis†
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention; Chinese Center for Tropical Diseases Research; WHO Collaborating Centre for Tropical Diseases; National Center for International Research on Tropical Diseases; Key Laboratory of Parasite and Vector Biology, Ministry of Health, Shanghai 200025, China
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This editorial constitutes part of a special issue entitled Prospects for Elimination of Schistosomiasis of the journal Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease and is published for the 60-year commemoration of the first publication of the poem Farewell to the God of Plague.
Received: 25 September 2018 / Accepted: 27 September 2018 / Published: 3 October 2018
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Schistosomiasis control in China has always been conducted with strong political leadership and support at the highest level of government  [...]
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Chen, J.; Xu, J.; Bergquist, R.; Li, S.-Z.; Zhou, X.-N. “Farewell to the God of Plague”: The Importance of Political Commitment Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis. Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 2018, 3, 108.
Chen J, Xu J, Bergquist R, Li S-Z, Zhou X-N. “Farewell to the God of Plague”: The Importance of Political Commitment Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis. Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease. 2018; 3(4):108.
Chen, Jin; Xu, Jing; Bergquist, Robert; Li, Shi-Zhu; Zhou, Xiao-Nong. 2018. "“Farewell to the God of Plague”: The Importance of Political Commitment Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis." Trop. Med. Infect. Dis. 3, no. 4: 108.
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