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Toxoplasma gondii discovered in Arctic whale – Healio

HealioA research team from the University of British Columbia discovered for the first time an infectious form of Toxoplasma gondii in western Arctic Beluga, which may have serious public health consequences for indigenous hunters and…




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Cat parasite found in Arctic Beluga – BBC News

BBC NewsThe cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause blindness in people, has been identified in Beluga in the western Arctic. The discovery by University of British Columbia scientists has prompted a health advisory to…




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