Tropical parasite found in Nunavik

Discovery followed outbreak in Nunavik

APTN National News
Arctic Quebec, or Nunavik as it’s known to the Inuit who live there, is one of the last places you expect to find a tropical parasite.

But that’s exactly what scientists found last week.

So what should Quebec’s Inuit look out for and what steps should they take if they’ve been affected?

APTN’s Tom Fennario has the answers.

Producer Nouvelles Nationales d'APTN - Montreal

Born and raised in Montreal, Tom cut his teeth working in community television in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory before joining APTN as a cameraman/editor in 2008. In 2015 he was promoted to Video Journalist. Since 2019 Tom has been a producer for the French weekly newscast Nouvelles Nationales d’APTN.