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10 Jan 3:10pm

Maggots could be sent to Syria by UK to help clean wounds

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The plan is part of an initiative, co-sponsored by the DfID, to help those affected by conflict or humanitarian crises The UK government is taking part in a pioneering international aid project which could see consignments of maggots sent to crisis zones such as Syria as a simple and effective way to clean wounds, it has been announced. So-called maggot therapy was been used in the first world war, when their efficacy in helping wounds heal was discovered by accident, and it is
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