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Soil-transmitted helminths infect an estimated 1.45 billion people globally. The current WHO strategy for controlling STH is based on controlling morbidity via mass drug administration of medications to children. However, recent mathematical models and systematic reviews suggest that the current strategy of targeting children with MDA is unlikely to break transmission of STH, in large part due to the presence of adult reservoirs of disease. This collection highlights both the existing evidence and new methodological approaches needed for generating the evidence necessary for informing potential novel--and significant--intervention strategies and policy changes.

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