Tag archive for ‘Taenia solium’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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UN ranks ‘Top 10’ food borne parasites with release of new guidelines

1 July 2014, Rome – A “Top Ten” list identifying the food-borne parasites of greatest global concern has been released today, and new guidelines are being developed to control them. The parasites More...

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 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...

By Robert On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Frenzal Rhomb frontman, Jay Whalley, talks about his ‘tapeworm in the brain’ on Facebook

The lead singer of the Australian punk band explained why they had to cancel their recent tour on the bands Facebook page yesterday. Frenzal Rhomb’s Jay Whalley surgical scarImage/Frenzal Rhomb Facebook More...

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