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Tapeworm infection. You should probably cook your meat well.

Tapeworms are parasites that reside in animals that provide meat for human consumption. They include fish, cattle, sheep, and pigs. Several tapeworms exist; however, only three cause human disease (tapeworm…

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Black and white photograph of the microscopic parasite that causes Giardia, the diarrheal illness known as giardiasis (Giardia intestinalis, Giardia lamblia, or Giardia duodenalis) image courtesy CDC/Dr Dennis Feely, Dr Stan Erlandsen, 1980. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images)

Giardiasis. What to do if you have it?

Giardiasis is an infection of the intestines due to a parasite – Giardia. It is a common cause of diarrhoea. It is usually a mild infection; however, if not promptly…

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