Children in developing world infected with parasite — even without appearing ill — may be more prone to stunted growth

Posted by on May 4, 2016 7:19 pm
Categories: health

Children infected even just once with a certain type of waterborne parasite are nearly three times as likely to suffer from moderate or severe stunted growth by the age of two than those who are not — regardless of whether their infection made them feel sick, new research suggests.

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