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Transmitted by Sandfly bites. This parasite can cause hideous & painful sores.
Up to 200 lesions can form on the body leading to disability & scars.
9: LOA LOA
Source: CDC. Popular science
Lives inside the host for up to 17 years. Moving under the skin & causing swelling.
Adult worms visibly move across the surface of the eye – Treatment can result in personality changes.
8: ASCARIS LUMBRICOIDES
Over 1 Billion people might be hosting these worms that grow up to 35cm in length.
They can live for 2 years in the intestine & can block it – victims often show no symptoms.
7: ONCHOCERCA VOLVULUS
Source: WHO. CNN
A worm that lives inside humans for 15 years & grows 0.5m long.
Disfigures skin & causes ‘River Blindness’ Resulting in sight loss – up to 18m people are afflicted.
6: TOXOPLASMA GONDII
Source: NY TIMES, HUFFINGTON POST. SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
Up to 50% of human brains are infected with this parasite spread by cats.
Increases risk taking & depression, it might also explain national cultural differences. Source: LYBIO.net
5: TRYPANOSOMA BRUCEI
Victims have trouble sleeping, poor coordination & are confused.
Often fatal. Symptoms of ‘sleeping sickness’ can take years to appear – when it’s already too late.
4: ENTAMOEBA HISTOLYTICA
Source: NEW SCIENTIST, CDIPD
One of the biggest parasitic killers on earth. Claiming 70,000 lives annually.
Causes the disease Amoebiasis that can lead to chronic diarrhea & liver abscesses.
3: TRICHURIS TRICHIURA
Source: SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN
Resides in the large intestine & is said to infect 800 million worldwide.
Leads to diarrhea & anemia but in extreme cases the Rectum can protrude from the anus.
2: WUCHERERIA BANCROFTI
Over 1 billion people are at risk from this parasite that causes elephantiasis.
Victims suffer from enlarged body parts & resulting disability.
1: NAEGLERIA FOWLERI
Source: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, CDC
Found in freshwater, the ‘Brain – eating amoeba’ targets the brain & nervous system.
Can cause Pam, a form of meningitis with a 98% mortality rate that kills in weeks.
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