An elderly lady's leg is bandaged after being cut while evacuating from the toxic sludge of floodwaters in Houston on August 30, 2017. The floods could cause diseases from hookworms. Photo: AFP

Southern US plagued by hookworms, a disease more common in Africa and Asia

Topic |   United States
An elderly lady's leg is bandaged after being cut while evacuating from the toxic sludge of floodwaters in Houston on August 30, 2017. The floods could cause diseases from hookworms. Photo: AFP
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