Live Parasite Found in Woman’s Brain – BBC World Service – Professor Judi Allen

by | Sep 1, 2023 | Media Coverage, News | 0 comments

Immuno-matrix Branch Lead Professor Judi Allen spoke with presenter Lukwesa Burak at the BBC World Service about an 8cm worm found alive in the brain of an Australian woman.

Professor Allen explains how a worm normally found on the skin of a python made its way to the woman, why you wouldn’t want a parasite in your body, and what steps people can take to prevent parasitic infection.