Observed prevalence of Schistosoma haematobium in Africa based on the current progress of the newly developed, open-access global database for mapping, control, and surveillance of neglected tropical diseases.
The data included 5807 georeferenced survey locations. Prevalence equal to 0%, low infection rates (0.1–9.9%), moderate infection rates (10.0–49.9%) and high infection rates (≥50%) indicated by a red scale from light red to dark red. Cut-offs follow WHO recommendations.
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