Schistosomiasis transmission is interrupted. The country is awaiting evaluation and verification from the World Health Organization for confirmation.
Public health authorities report no new human cases of S. haematobium and await WHO evaluation and verification. Schistosomiasis was previously reported in the municipality of Khemis El-Khechna (El Hamiz River dam) in the province of Boumerdès, and in the oases of Djanet, Iherir, and Tamadjert (Tassili N'Ajjer National Park) in the province of Illizi.
Snail intermediate host: Bulinus truncatus.