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Cochrane’s incomplete and misleading summary of the evidence on deworming

Temina Madon, executive director, Center for Effective Global Action | July 20, 2012

The Cochrane Collaboration recently updated their review of the evidence on treating school-age children for soil-transmitted helminths (STH, i.e. intestinal worms which infect nearly a quarter of the world’s population). While many of the methodological flaws in the 2007 review have been addressed, the new review is still incomplete and provides a misleading summary of … Continue reading »