Researchers in Malaysia report high prevalence of parasitic infections in rural populations, lower prevalence in urban

A research team from Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College of Medicine has reviewed findings of 101 studies conducted over 42 years (1970-2013).  The team reports high levels of parasitism in rural populations, but a significant decline in urban populations over the time period.  The full text of the study is available in Tropical Biomedicine.

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