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Do a lot of people get schistosomiasis?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Schisto Epidemiology

Different strains of schistosomiasis are widespread in africa and multiple areas of latin america, far east, china, coastal river valleys in japan, numerous islands of the philippines, indochina, and in foci of the middle east.
They enter human skin when contact is made during bathing, fishing, or other water-related activities in the above regions.

In brief: Schisto Epidemiology

Different strains of schistosomiasis are widespread in africa and multiple areas of latin america, far east, china, coastal river valleys in japan, numerous islands of the philippines, indochina, and in foci of the middle east.
They enter human skin when contact is made during bathing, fishing, or other water-related activities in the above regions.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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