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Confirmed Rat Lungworm Cases Rise to 17

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    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.

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