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Legislation that would have provided support for a team of researchers at the University of Hawaii at Hilo failed to make it out of committee.
As state health officials try to balance public education with preventing panic, some critics believe the state should have addressed the issue more vigorously earlier.
Hana’s public school is closing its agricultural fields, trimming back jungle around the campus and launching an education campaign to control the spread of the parasite.
A UH professor describes how the trouble starts with rats and snails or slugs, but he also tells you how to avoid the parasitic worms.
Many of the town’s residents spent hours at a public meeting last week to learn how obscure garden slugs are posing a major health hazard.
With cases now confirmed on three islands, Hawaii residents should be taking precautions, especially against the “semi-slug.”
A Maui woman talks about her ordeal, which began with flu-like symptoms and morphed into a smorgasbord of pain.