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Retraction Note: Knowledge, attitude and practices in relation to prevention and control of schistosomiasis infection in Mwea Kirinyaga county, Kenya

The Original Article was published on 18 August 2016

Retraction Note: BMC Public Health 16, 819 (2016)

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3494-y

The Editor has retracted this article [1] because it contains sections that substantially overlap with the following articles [2,3,4,5]. Author J. Mwai agrees to this retraction. Authors S. Njenga and M. Barasa have not responded to any correspondence from the editor or publisher about this retraction.

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Mwai, J., Njenga, S. & Barasa, M. Retraction Note: Knowledge, attitude and practices in relation to prevention and control of schistosomiasis infection in Mwea Kirinyaga county, Kenya. BMC Public Health 21, 326 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-021-10358-y

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