Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 15th, 2005
"Considered a secondary zoonotic disease until the mid-1990s, human fascioliasis is at present emerging or re-emerging in many countries, including increases of prevalence and intensity and geographical expansion.
"Research in recent years has justified the inclusion of fascioliasis in the list of important human parasitic diseases, at present, fascioliasis is a vector-borne disease presenting the widest known latitudinal, longitudinal and altitudinal distribution," scientists in Spain report.
"Fasciola hepatica has succeeded in expanding from its European original...
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