Recent Examples on the WebBut locals are proud to say that Lake Bunyonyi, free of bilharzia, crocodiles, and hippos, is one of the safest lakes on the continent.
Outside Online, 18 May 2015 Herzog also contracted bilharzia, a nasty parasite.
Peter Keough, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Aug. 2019 Schistosomiasis, also known as snail fever and bilharzia, is a parasitic worm infection that slowly destroys the kidneys and liver.
The Economist, 23 June 2018 Schistosomiasis is sometimes called bilharzia or snail fever because the illness-causing larvae spend their nights tucked away in the shells of snails in freshwater lakes.
Heather Murphy, New York Times, 1 Mar. 2018
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