Why You Shouldn’t Eat a Slug (In Case You Need Reasons)

Hint: A brain-infesting worm carried by gastropods is spreading around the world.

Sam Ballard was 19 years old when friends at a party dared him to swallow a slug. Within days, the Australian teen developed a rare form of meningitis and fell into a coma that lasted more than a year. Even after waking up, he remains paralyzed from the neck down. Read more.

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Author: Dr. Baek

- Scientist (Microbiology, Synthetic Biology, Molecular Biology). - Founder / CEO of the biotech company Peption LLC. - Passionate about biotechnological innovations to address important global health issues.

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