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Woman paralyzed by pet parasites

June 2, 2012

Here’s a story from China that should make families with pets and children think:

“A woman has been left paralysed after parasites from infected pets eroded her bones, Guangzhou Daily reported. Experts say parasites can infect children through interaction with pets, and incubate in the human body for years. Families with pregnant women or children are advised to fully quarantine their pets.”

I’m not sure pets in China suffer the same parasites as those in other parts of the world but they might. Remember Asian ‘flu?

Read the full story: here

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