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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Schistosoma mansoni EM

Caption: Infection with the parasite Schistosoma mansoni afflicts about 230 million people around the world, most in impoverished areas without access to clean water.

Credit: Jim Collins and Ana Vieira

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