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Rat lungworm cases spike on two Islands, Maui and Big Island

Hawaii is experiencing an uptick in rat lungworm disease.  Six confirmed cases on Maui and another three confirmed cases on  the Big Island were reported over the last three months with no deaths.   That’s about as many cases as are ever experienced over the course of a year. Some cases do get more public… Continue Reading

Hawaii Concerned About Rat Lungworm

In paradise, they still have to worry about rat lungworm.   Hawaii’s top experts on the debilitating infection gathered last week at the University of Hawaii-Hilo’s College of Pharmacy out of growing concern about rat lungworm. Earlier this year, the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) had to issue a warning about rat lungworm– also known… Continue Reading