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The director of the National Eradication Service Vector-Borne Diseases says that the vector for parasitic disease, Chagas disease, is being found with more frequency in cities and urban areas, setting...

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In a follow up to a story 10 days ago, American Samoa health authorities are reporting an increase in amoebic dysentery cases while the source of the outbreak is still a mystery.   According to a...

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The Agence Regionale de Sante Corse is reporting a cluster of the parasitic disease, schistosomiasis, in people who swam in a river in Southern Corsica, according to a press statement (computer translated). The...

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Epidemiologists in American Samoa are investigating an outbreak of the protozoan parasite, Entamoeba histolytica, which according to report, has sickened more than two dozen. Half of the 26 people stricken...

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March 1, 2014: Parasite case studies and Clostridium difficile, Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) and the OpenBiome organization LISTEN to podcasts HERE and HERE Guests: Bobbi Pritt, MD, MSc,...

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The raw seafood used in foods such as sushi and sashimi may contain parasitic worms that can cause relatively mild to severe infections in humans. Anisakis simplex is the most likely offender when it comes...