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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.

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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.


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