Recent Examples on the WebIt was written in 1958 to celebrate the country’s victory over snail fever, a disease that blighted the lives of many millions of people in China (and still afflicts thousands).
The Economist, 11 June 2020 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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