Couple Finds Parasitic Worms in Their Feet After Caribbean Vacation

posted by Monica Lowe -

Dozens of parasitic worms were found burrowing in the feet of a young  Canadian couple after a recent trip to the Dominican Republic.

“We were scratching our toes for almost the duration of the trip,” Eddie Zytner said. After multiple visits to the hospital, the couple was diagnosed with  cutaneous larva migrans, caused by hookworm larvae that probably entered  their skin while they were barefoot on the beaches of Punta Cana. (full story here)


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