Worms and Conditions

After about a week of eye irritation, which she thought might be caused by a stray eyelash, Beckley took a close look in the mirror and found the real culprit. What she pulled out was a wriggling, translucent worm, about a half-inch long. And it wasn’t the only one in her eye. The worms in Beckley’s eye were from the species Thelazia gulosa, which had not been known to infect humans. Jeff and Anthony are left squirming.

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