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Re: Cats on Board

Dangerous feline parasite at shocking levels in humans


Cats are cute but you could be picking up a parasite from them.

A parasite spread by cats is infecting 1000 new people every day in Britain - about 750,000 a year - according to an official assessment of the risks posed by toxoplasma, which can cause serious illness and has been tentatively linked with schizophrenia and other psychotic disturbances.

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