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The zoonotic parasite Taenia solium is endemic in Angónia district, Tete province, Mozambique, though the burden of the disease complex is unknown. In a new study published in BMC Infectious Diseases, we assessed the societal cost of Taenia solium in Angónia district, Mozambique.

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Priority setting is a challenging task for public health professionals. To support health professionals with this and in following a recommendation from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization, 35 European parasitologists attended a workshop from 8–12 February 2016 to rank food-borne parasites in terms of their importance for Europe and regions within Europe. Results of this exercise have now been published in Eurosurveillance.

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