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Yemen Struggling to combat maggot attacks

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posted on Mar, 31 2008 @ 09:56 AM
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Yemen Struggling to combat maggot attacks


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According to al-Eryani, pesticides and anti-parasite medicines should be sprayed fortnightly, but this was not happening as the field teams had run out of pesticides.

"This is the first time we have encountered such a disease and we are fighting it without experience. It is beyond the resources of Yemen," he said.
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posted on Mar, 31 2008 @ 09:56 AM
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This is some crazy stuff. I was warned about parasitic flies and maggots when I was in Iraq and later in Afghanistan. Horrible little things.

Here's a link on Myiasis, or parasitic fly disease:
en.wikipedia.org...

As the planet's climate continues to change. Species will migrate to new areas bringing parasites and disease previously unknown to regions. These areas like Yemen are not prepared for the infestations that follow. It is something that will terribly become too common in the near future.

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