## Basic Introduction
_Direct personal contact
_Shared towels and cloths
_ Flies that have come in contact with an infected person
## Environmental risk factors that influence the transmission of trachoma:
## The World Health Organization has formulated a multi-faceted public health strategy known as S.A.F.E
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