Amateur footballer is left blind in his right eye after a parasite burrowed into his CORNEA when he had a shower with his contact lenses in Nick Humphreys noticed a scratch on his right eye in January 2018 Tests results were positive for Acanthamoeba keratitis, a parasitic infection By March 2018, he had lost his vision in
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered how a dangerous parasite maintains a steady supply of nutrients while replicating inside of its host cell: it calls for delivery. Toxoplasma gondii is a single-celled parasite capable of infecting any animal, including humans. Up to one-third of infections in people happen through contact with cat
The parasite “Toxoplasma gondii” it makes in the cats comfortable, but also in many people. Yet he was considered relatively harmless. Researchers have, however, found out that he is able to control the human behavior. With fatal consequences. He is regarded as a harmless cat parasite and affects at least every third person in Germany.