NewsDesk @bactiman63 Los Angeles County Veterinary Public Health reports 11 cases of canine schistosomiasis (the liver trematode, Heterobilharzia americana) in dogs from 3 Southern California counties:...

The Municipality of Anchorage has confirmed the first case of swimmer’s itch this season at Jewel Lake. According to a KTVA report, the muni’s aquatic superintendent, Scott O’Brien, says such...

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Every year around this time we start to see reports of swimmer’s itch around the country. Common lore in the media is that this is caused by “duck fleas” in freshwater and ‘sea...

In mid-May, The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) collaborated with City Wildlife, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and rehabilitating sick, orphaned and injured wild animals in Washington,...

Schistosomiasis, also referred to as Bilharzia and Katayama fever, is an infection with a type of Schistosoma parasite. The schistosomes or blood flukes are parasites that have been around since antiquity....

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Humboldt County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is reminding people that swimmer’s itch is a common hazard during warmer months in some of the lakes and slow-moving rivers and streams...

It doesn’t matter if you are at an ocean beach or swimming in a fresh water lake, if there are infected birds or mammals and the suitable snail there could be parasitic larva in the water that could...