Myanmar | Burma General Health Risks: Schistosomiasis
Infection is transmitted by snails living in fresh water such as lakes, rivers, streams and ponds in Africa, and some countries in Southeast Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
Schistosomiasis - Overview
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World Schistosomiasis Risk Chart
Schistosomiasis risk is present in certain areas of the country, including:
Ayeyarwady Delta, Bago Region, Rahkine State, and Shan State. Limited information is available on risk areas and the snail vectors present.