Infants in some of the world’s poorest regions are vulnerable to a common worm parasite infection and their treatment should become a priority, according to a study. Regular testing and treatment...

The increased supply of safe water in a rural African community has significantly reduced the chances of children contracting a parasitic disease, according to new research in eLife. The study, carried...

  Parasitology 101 is an educational blog that that can be used as a study guide for microbiology, infectious disease and medical technology students. The “bullet-point” format keeps the information...

In a follow-up to a report in May concerning a schistosomiasis cluster reported in France, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports Thursday that in June 2014, the French Institute...

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...