Why Snails Kill 200 000 People Every Year

From Facts in Motion.

Did you know that snails are the second deadliest animal on the planet and responsible for around 200 000 deaths every year? Here’s why.

Sources:
https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/schistosomiasis
https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-08-13/why-snails-are-one-worlds-deadliest-creatures
https://www.afro.who.int/health-topics/schistosomiasis-bilharzia
https://phys.org/news/2019-02-mosquitoes-malaria-million-years.html
https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/schistosomiasis/biology.html
https://www.uni-giessen.de/faculties/f10/departments/departments/parasitology/research/schistosoma/lifecycle
https://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/resources/vector337to356.pdf
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5694902/
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9467732
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1201971216311808
https://schisto.stanford.edu/pdf/Japan.pdf
http://www.biologydiscussion.com/invertebrate-zoology/phylum-platyhelminthes/an-example-of-phylum-platyhelminthes-schistosoma-haematobium/32796
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959437X16300843

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