• Short Summary

    U.S. SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED A POSSIBLE WAY OF ELIMINATING MANKIND'S MOST PREVALENT DISEZE, +SNAIL FEVER+.?

  • Description

    U.S. SCIENTISTS HAVE DISCOVERED A POSSIBLE WAY OF ELIMINATING MANKIND'S MOST PREVALENT DISEZE, +SNAIL FEVER+. SCHISTOSOMIASIS (OR BILHARZIASIS) AFFLICTS MORE THAN 200 MILLION PEOPLE IN TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL REGIONS. THE SNAIL, BIOMPHALARIA GLABRATA, ACTS AS HOST FOR PARASITIC FLUKES WHICH IN FECT HUMANS. A TINY CRUSTACEAN OF THE SPECIES OSTRACODE HAS BEEN DISCOVERED TO BE A NATURAL ENEMY OF THE GLABRATA SNAIL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC9EWK95OPHOTJX1IDS37J687D
    Media URN:
    VLVAC9EWK95OPHOTJX1IDS37J687D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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