Prevention and control of the disease is important to avoid the disease from spreading.

• Control the rodent population by using appropriate traps. 

• Avoid eating raw or undercooked snails or slugs, which may be in vegetables or on fruits. 

• Thoroughly wash and inspect fresh produce and vegetables, especially if eaten raw. 

• Eliminate snails and slugs near houses and in the garden. Do not handle slugs/snails! With designated utility chopsticks or tongs. 

• Dispose of snails and slugs in a solu-tion of 15% salt water in a container with tight fitting lid. 

 

 

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