How to not get a horrible brain parasite on your trip to Hawaii

Pomacea (pomacea) canaliculata

It’s one souvenir you really don’t want to bring home CDC Angiostrongylus cantonensis larva You may have read a thing or two lately about the oh-so-grossly-named rat lungworm. This brain parasite isn’t new, but only became routine in the United States in recent years. Angiostrongylus cantonensis favors tropical climes, and used to crop up only in…

3 Responses to How to not get a horrible brain parasite on your trip to Hawaii

  1. Adams April 13, 2017 at 3:52 pm #

    I just got home from my first vacation in 10 years. To Hawaii. Flew United, of course, and almost got bumped on the way back. Now this. Thanks a lot.

  2. Lless April 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm #

    Statistically getting bumped off United is far more dangerous.

  3. susie April 13, 2017 at 6:22 pm #

    Sorry!

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