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What is the current recommendation concerning parasitic infections?

Parasitic infections can be drastically reduced by limiting exposure to parasites. Modern sanitary practices are a good way to create an environment unfriendly to parasites. Infected food and water are common sources of infection. Once parasites enter the body, medication is necessary to kill them.

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