Rare brain parasite cases spread in Hawaii


The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed six cases of rat lungworm disease on the island of Maui and three cases on the Big Island over the past three months. Rat lungworm disease, a parasite officially known as Angiostrongylus cantonensis, affects the brain and the spinal cord.

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