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Sanofi: Fexinidazole, the first all-oral treatment for sleeping sickness, approved in Democratic Republic of Congo

Fexinidazole will contribute to international efforts to eliminate sleeping sickness, a fatal neglected tropical disease endemic to Africa, by 2020 It is the first all-oral treatment for sleeping sickness, and is effective for both stages of the disease Democratic Republic of Congo bears the majority of the sleeping sickness disease burden, with around 85% of […]