• Expert says untreated worm infestation can cause malnutrition in children

    Expert says untreated worm infestation can cause malnutrition in children

    Oyo State-based general physician, An Ibadan, Dr. Tosin Odusanmi, said on Saturday that untreated worm infestation in children could lead to malnutrition, poor learning abilities and stunted physical development.

    Odusanmi, who works with Alafiatayo Hospital, Ibadan, said this in Ibadan while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria. He asserted that children are more disposed to worm infestations than adults.

    Odusanmi stated: “Worm infestation remains a major problem in children due to poor or unhygienic conditions and practices. “It remains one of the main […]