What Would Happen if All the Parasites Disappeared?

Faculty member in Population Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Dr. Jacobus C. De Roode, is mentioned in BBC Earth about parasites and the consequences of eradicating them.

"There could be unanticipated consequences of taking parasites away, because we've been co-evolving with them for so long," says De Roode. "It wouldn't be good for us."

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