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Confirmed Rat Lungworm Cases Rise to 17

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Printed Date: January 22 2020 at 3:45am


Topic: Confirmed Rat Lungworm Cases Rise to 17
Posted By: Technophobe
Subject: Confirmed Rat Lungworm Cases Rise to 17
Date Posted: September 27 2017 at 3:29pm
An infant has been hospitalized with the 17tth symptomatic rat lungworm case this year.

The disease is one of rodents, but is usually transmitted to humans via slugs and snails.  In those cases which are symptomatic it can cause meningitis.

Source and full article:    http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36102464/infant-contracts-rat-lungworm-disease-bringing-number-of-cases-in-hawaii-to-17" rel="nofollow - http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36102464/infant-contracts-rat-lungworm-disease-bringing-number-of-cases-in-hawaii-to-17


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