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Avoid rat lungworm disease by washing all local produce

  • COURTESY STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

    A rat lungworm parasite.

Kokua Line has received several questions about rat lungworm disease in recent days, thanks to an uptick in cases that has readers asking how to wash local produce and whether it’s safe to walk barefoot in the yard, and about the snails and slugs that transmit parasitic worms to humans. Read more

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