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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

East Hawaii child is the fifth case of rat lungworm disease in 2018

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a case of rat lungworm disease in a toddler from East Hawai‘i. Laboratory results confirmed evidence of the rat lungworm disease parasite (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) in the child’s spinal fluid. This is the third confirmed case of rat lungworm disease contracted on Hawai‘i Island this year and the […]

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

College of Pharmacy at UH Hilo to receive $300K for rat lungworm research

The House Finance and Senate Ways and Means conference committees announced today the release of $300,000 in recurring funding to the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo for programs, studies, and activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease.

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

Rat Lungworm Disease support group to meet in Keaau Wednesday (March 14)

To gather and support survivors of Rat Lungworm Disease and their caregivers. Others welcome to attend include people who strongly suspect they had RLWD, and researchers and advocates advancing care and access to resources for survivors and their caregivers. Every second Wednesday of the month 4-6 p.m.

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) lifecycle.

Study shows almost 94 percent of rats in Hilo are infected with Rat Lungworm

UH Hilo research shows risk of RLW disease greater than expected; legislators vow to aid in fight

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) lifecycle.

Puna infant hospitalized with rat lungworm disease

The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed an additional case of rat lungworm disease in an infant from the Puna District of Hawaii Island.

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Rat Lungworm Disease survivors interviews

Rat lungworm disease can and has resulted in severe neurological trauma for those individuals having a serious infection.

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CoP helps teach keiki about Rat Lungworm Disease

MEDIA RELEASE A University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy researcher has developed a fun-filled activity book to teach children about a serious health topic associated with cleaning and cooking vegetables in the tropical Hawaiian environment. Dr. Susan Jarvi, associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is distributing a book and poster about […]

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Rat Lungworm is a rare parasitic infection that can be potentially devastating when transferred to humans, leading to coma, agonizing pain and infections.

Experts discuss Rat Lungworm Disease at UH-Hilo College of Pharmacy

Rat Lungworm is a rare parasitic infection that can be potentially devastating when transferred to humans, leading to coma, agonizing pain and infections.

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