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Cattle parasites in Brazil alone cause economic losses of approximately $14 billion each year.

Rift Valley Fever is a zoonotic disease spread by parasites in Africa and the Middle East that costs producers US$427 million every year.

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “the best treatment is prevention” for heartworms in pets, which should be done in consultation with a veterinarian.

Research has found parasites can increase methane emissions by 33% in lambs