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What an itch! Swimmer’s edition – PUBLIC HEALTH INSIDER
Close your eyes. You’re floating on your back (wearing a life preserver, most likely) at your favorite lake, with ducks and geese gently quacking as they feed nearby. Puffy clouds overhead, willows on the bank, and lily pads forming a soothing backdrop for your relaxing float. And then a microscopic parasite burrows into your skin. [...]