The 30 scariest parasitic diseases in the world

These little organisms can cause some serious illnesses

Stars Insider

24/05/24 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Parasites

Parasites are organisms that derive nourishment and protection from other living organisms, and they can cause diseases in humans. While parasitic diseases are relatively uncommon in some parts of the world, in other regions, they can be absolutely devastating. Passed on to people via parasites found in contaminated food, water, soil, or bug bites, it's important to note that not all parasitic diseases are due to poor sanitation or poverty. In fact, anyone can be exposed to parasites. 

Click on to discover the scariest parasitic diseases in the world and the culprits that carry them.

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