Eat Raw Fish ... Get a 9-Foot Tapeworm

One summer day in August 2006, Anthony Franz went to a Chicago area hospital carrying a 9-foot worm. He did not find it in his garden. Franz is one of the few, but growing number of tapeworm victims in cities across the world who are discovering (or rediscovering) that some of the most popular fish can host parasites. Although still rare, a study this June showed salmon tapeworm infestations tripled from an average of 0.32 cases per 100,000 people each year in Kyoto, Japan, to at least to...Full Story
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