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A woman jogged through a swarm of flies. A month later, she pulled a parasitic worm from her eye

The Age Thursday, 7 November 2019 ()
The bugs engulfed the woman, forcing her to swat them away from her face. But things were about to get much worse.
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News video: Woman's eye infected with rare parasitic eye worm

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A 68-year-old woman in California is the second human to be infected with parasitic eye worms typically found in cattle, as scientists warn that it may be an emerging zoonotic disease in the U.S.

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