echinococcosis

  • A Rare, Cancer-Like Parasite Is Emerging in North America

    A Rare, Cancer-Like Parasite Is Emerging in North America

    A cancer-like parasitic disease caused by certain tapeworms has squirmed its way into North America, researchers in Canada warn. Their recent review shows that cases of the still very rare disease have started to rise in the province of Alberta and elsewhere over the past few years, in both humans and animals. They also present…