Snail vectors of animal diseases


Snails act as intermediate hosts for certain animal diseases, notably liver flukes, blood flukes and tapeworm diseases. The part played by snails as intermediate hosts complicates the eradication of the disease and its control.

Broader Problems:
Animal vectors of disease
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST