Tag archive for ‘pork tapeworm’
By Robert On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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The infectious disease hazards of eating raw pork

Pork chops, ham, sausages, all very delicious foods no doubt; however, one thing is very clear, pork products must be cooked thoroughly to kill potential pathogens in the raw meat. This brings me to a story that More...

By Robert On Friday, May 9th, 2014

CDC targets five Neglected Parasitic Infections in the US

When you think of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD), you think of diseases occurring in poor and developing countries. NTDs perpetuate a cycle of poverty that continues from generation to generation. Kissing bug More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Chinese man contracts the ‘pork tapeworm’ from drinking too much pig’s blood

A man from the southern China province of Guangxi, bordering Vietnam, went to the hospital last week presenting with symptoms of weakness, dizziness, and loss of vision, according to a Rocket News report yesterday. Taenia More...

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