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Captured in the Empandeni ward, of the Mangwe district, in Matebeleland South province of Zimbabwe, July 6, 2012, this image depicts Zimbabwean Field Epidemiology Training Program (ZFETP) resident, Dr. Pugie Chimberengwa, and two assistants, in the process of collecting members of the native aquatic snail population, in order to test for the presence of Schistosoma type parasitic worms in this watery environment. This investigation was in response to a schistosomiasis outbreak in this area.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Pugie Chimberengwa, Ziimbabwe
Creation Date:2012
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