Allergy Desperation: I'll Take a Parasite, Please

Everybody has a dream, even if it's as odd as wishing more people in the modern world had parasitic worms. Jasper Lawrence so desperately wanted to be infected with a hookworm that he traveled to Africa and walked barefoot alongside open latrines in Cameroon to get one. He got the idea from a documentary about a British researcher, David Pritchard, who has infected himself and spent decades researching why populations of people in the world where hookworm is common have virtually no hay...Full Story
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