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. mansoni and await WHO evaluation and verification. Cases were previously reported in the eastern interior region in the provinces of Hato Mayor, El Seibo, and La Altagracia (in the area of Higüey). Snail intermediate host: Biomphalaria glabrata.