Incidents of serious parasitic disease on the rise in Alberta, Canada

(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) A rare parasitic infection imported from Europe continues to take root in Alberta. The province is now the North American hotspot for human alveolar echinococcosis (AE), which takes the form of a growth in the liver, causing serious and potentially deadly health complications.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news