Pesticides Can Speed Up The Transmission of Deadly Waterborne Pathogens, Find Scientists

July 19, 2020 – International Business Times – A new study published in the journal Lancet Planetary Health has found that the extensive use of pesticides and several other agrochemicals can expedite the transmission of a crippling disease known as schistosomiasis. According to researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, ecological balances in aquatic environments, that aid in the prevention of infections, are also upset.

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