Article introduction: History of suppression of lymphatic filariasis in Nagasaki and Jeju Island

The story of lymphatic filariasis suppression in Nagasaki and the collaboration between Seoul National University and Nagasaki University for suppression in Jeju Island are introduced.
The anthelmintic drug (diethylcarbamazine), which was developed in the United States immediately after the war, was a silver bullet, but the dosage, frequency of administration, and how to take it for Japanese people were not all established. What kind of measures were taken to successfully suppress lymphatic filariasis in Nagasaki? How did Japan-Korea collaboration over suppression begin? Please read it.

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