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By Robert On Friday, May 16th, 2014
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France: Schistosomiasis cluster reported in family who swam in Corsica

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). Schistosoma More...

By Robert On Friday, December 13th, 2013
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Praziquantel campaign in Yemen shows good results against Schistosomiasis

The Yemen campaign against schistosomiasis, or bilharzia, has shown really good results over the past three years as infections of the  chronic, parasitic disease have decreased by more than half, according to More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 18th, 2013
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What is schistosomiasis?

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. It was More...

By Robert On Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
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World renowned Egyptian folk singer Saed Al Sughair diagnosed with bilharzia

The Egyptian folk singer who dazzled US audiences in 2006 has contracted a severe parasitic infection. According to the London based Elaph, it is reported that folk singer Saed Al Sughair is suffering from bilharzia More...


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