Addiction Sameness

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sushi and tapeworm infections

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How the sushi boom is fueling tapeworm infections

As eating raw fish has become more popular, gruesome tapeworm tales have emerged. But how worried should sashimi lovers be – and how else might we become infected?

The transmission of tapeworm larvae is a much greater problem in regions such as Central America, where hygiene standards are poorer. Photograph: Science Picture Co/Getty Images


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