ID#: 22011
Photographed in 1964, in an unidentified location on the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico, this Puerto Rican health care field worker was in the process of applying copper sulfate to this waterway, in order to control the parasitic population of schistosomes, responsible for causing human schistosomiasis, also known as snail fever, and bilharzia. The image was captured, during a Puerto Rican public health schistosomiasis survey.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Mr. Kimberly
Creation Date: 1964
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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