River blindness, or Onchocerciasis, affects almost 40 million people — most of them in Africa. Typically transmitted through the bite of black flies, which breed in water, the disease persists despite efforts towards eradication.
Worldfocus contributor Samuel Loewenberg travels to the east African country of Tanzania to look at the impact of river blindness on one village, where the only source of water is also a breeding ground for disease.
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