According to the World Health Organization, more than 4 billion people around the world suffer from vermin infestation. Such a huge number indicates that this problem still remains underestimated and people are not fully aware of the symptoms, consequences, and treatment for the vermin-related diseases.
Certain categories of the population are especially prone to vermin infestation.
In particular, children run a high risk of pinworm infestation, hunters – trichinosis, fishermen – diphyllobothriasis. Moreover, some diseases may not have a direct link with the vermin infestation at a first glance but scientists have confirmed that oncological diseases can be caused by vermins, among other reasons.
The presence of vermins in a human body is not always evident.
The symptoms do not always appear clearly, and even if they do, they disguise as the diseases of the liver, gastrointestinal tract, gallbladder and so forth. So a person can receive a medical treatment for years and still not know the real cause of the disease, but after passing an anthelmintic drug course recovers quickly.
How do people get infested by vermins?
How do vermins enter the human body? There are 4 main sources to be aware of: