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Last Updated: 05 May 2022

Parasites are living points that use other living points, like your body, for food and a place to live. Some parasitic diseases are easily dealt with and some are not. Bloodsuckers range in size from tiny, one-celled microorganisms called protozoa to worms that can be seen with the nude eye. Some parasitic diseases occur in the United States. Infected water supplies can lead to Giardia infections. Cats can send toxoplasmosis, which threatens for pregnant women. It's crucial to drink only water you know is risk-free if you are taking a trip. Some medications are available to deal with parasitic infections.

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