Stay Connected

Schistosomiasis disease

Conținutul

    Căutați informații sau instrumente covid19?

    schistosomiasis disease

    Click aici! Află mai mult Schistosomiasis Outbreak in Leyte, Philippines An official from the local health department reported an outbreak of schistosomiasis in Baybay City in Leyte, an area where no single case of schistosomiasis has been reported in the last 10 years.

    schistosomiasis disease

    Since November until early December, more than 57 cases have been reported in the city. Sfaturi Schistosomiasis is schistosomiasis disease by contact with fresh water contaminated with schistosomiasis disease parasitic flatworms called schistosomes that are released by infected freshwater snails.

    schistosomiasis disease

    Exposure often occurs during fishing or farming. The risk of exposure for the general traveller is usually low.

    schistosomiasis disease

    However, an increasing number of tourists are acquiring the disease due to the increased popularity of eco-tourism and travelling to remote destinations. Travellers can reduce the risk of exposure to this infection by avoiding contact with contaminated water while fishing, swimming, bathing, wading, or farming where contaminated snails discharge into water sources.