Group of People Taking Photo    There are a number of parasitic worms which can reside in the human body,that can cause an infection which can lead to symptoms like stomach ache,nausea,swelled face,fever,diarrhea etc.This can be serious as the infection interferes with the mental and physical health of children,that putting their future at high risk.The common worms are hookworms,tapeworms,threadworms,flukes and trichinosis worms.National Health Mission launched a campaign in February 2015 with the aim to deworm all the children from 1-19 year of age.National Deworming Day is an initiative by the Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare that focuses on reducing the rate of parasitic worm infection which effects approx 241 million children in India every year.

The day celebrated all the country distributing deworming tablets for free in all pre-primary schools,schools and anganwadis.These are safe but may have some side effects like diarrhoea,vomiting and nausea.
The infection may be caused when ingest a worm its larvae or even its eggs.This infection may also spread by drinking contaminated water,infected soil,uncooked meal and faces of human or animals.Blood test,imaging tests,faecal,test and tape test might be conducted to know the type of infection.

Last but not least,how it can be prevent?
Prevention is better than cure.Preventing parasitic infection is easy.It just needs to be cautious about cleanliness and hygiene.

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