Preventive measures can reduce foot parasite in children

Posted by on May 16, 2019 6:28 pm
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Tungiasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by penetrated sand fleas which burrow into the skin of the feet. Public health policies such as sealing house and classroom floors and daily feet washing with soap could cut the number of tungiasis cases in school-aged children, researchers now report.

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