Letter to the Editor

COVID-19 and Hydatidosis Infections: Is There Any Relationship?

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IssueVol 16 No 2 (2021) QRcode
SectionLetter to the Editor
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/ijpa.v16i2.6287

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Matin S, Talei S, Dalimi A, Dadkhah M, Ghorbani M, Molaie S. COVID-19 and Hydatidosis Infections: Is There Any Relationship?. Iran J Parasitol. 2021;16(2):343-345.