Oregon woman first known case of human infected with cattle eyeworm species


As many as 14 of the translucent creatures were extracted from her left eye after she was left itching for over a week.

Source: EuroNews

A 26-year-old Oregon woman was the first known case of a human being infected with the cattle eyeworm Thelazia gulosa, which normally affects large animals.

Source: Science Daily

She was likely infected while being around cows near her rural home, experts conclude.

Source: Science Daily

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