Fighting liverflukes with food safety education.


MORE THAN 45 MILLION PEOPLE IN ASIA ARE infected with liverfl ukes (trematodes), which cause diseases such as chlonorchiasis and opisthorchiasis (1–3). Opisthorchis viverrini, the parasite that causes opisthorchiasis, is a recognized type one carcinogen that leads to a fatal cancer of the bile duct (1). Opisthorchiasis, which affects at least 10 million… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6015.282-b