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worm that is parasitic on the intestines of vertebrates especially roundworms and tapeworms and flukes

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They conducted a pilot study in Cameroon, where health officials have been battling the filarial, or parasitic worm, diseases onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis.
The National Deworming Programme, launched by the Government of India, aims to treat and deworm 140 million children at risk for parasitic worms in schools and pre-schools in 12 states starting February 10, a date officially declared as National Deworming Day in India.
The National Deworming Day, which is the largest single-day school-based deworming effort in the world, targets an initial 140 million children at risk for parasitic worms in schools and pre-schools.
A post-mortem examination revealed the pair died from an infection called Meningeoencephalitis caused by a parasitic worm known as Halicephalobus Gingivalis.
A parasitic worm called Halicephalobus gingivalis had caused the meningitis in the man.
The Allergy Fix examines practices ranging from giving peanuts to babies to the use of parasitic worms, and explores why Amish farm families have so few allergies.
The strangler fig is a parasite, parasitic worms kill.
The Glasgow Warriors coach, left, banished any fears over the quality of a surface which was infected by parasitic worms last season.
e best way to protect both cats and dogs from parasitic worms is for owners to regularly use preventive worming treatments.
Wolbachia live inside the parasitic worms, known as filariae, that cause lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis, two infectious diseases that together affect more than 150 million people worldwide.
The Tsimane are continually exposed to soil-dwelling parasitic worms called helminths, such as hookworm and roundworm.
Washington, July 24 ( ANI ): A benign crystal protein, produced naturally by bacteria and used as an organic pesticide, could be a safe, inexpensive treatment for parasitic worms in humans and provide effective relief to over a billion people around the world, a new study suggests.
Once cockroaches take up residence, they can spread at least 33 kinds of bacteria, six types of parasitic worms and at least seven other kinds of human pathogens.
However, we quickly discovered that the local water supply was so contaminated that much of the community had contracted parasitic worms.
This chronic disease, which is transmitted from parasitic worms, is widespread in tropical and subtropical regions where poor populations have no access to clean water and sanitary installations.