1. American Tourist Infected With Rat Lungworm After Eating Slug on Dare  The Epoch Times
  2. What Is Rat Lungworm? What You Need to Know About the Disease Travelers Are Picking Up in Hawaii  Yahoo News
  3. CDC: Rat Lungworm Cases Confirmed in Hawaii After Visitors Ate Slug, Salad  Newsweek
  4. Officials confirm 3 cases of rat lungworm disease in Hawaii  CTV News
  5. Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says one tourist ate slug on a dare  Fox News
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An American tourist who ate a slug on a dare was infected with rat lungworm in Hawaii—one of only 10 cases in the year.An American tourist who ate a slug on a dare was infected with rat lungworm in Hawaii—one of only 10 cases in the year.

American Tourist Infected With Rat Lungworm After Eating Slug on Dare

There have been three new cases of rat lungworm disease contracted by visitors to Hawaii, officials said. There have been three new cases of rat lungworm disease contracted by visitors to Hawaii, officials said.

Officials confirm 3 cases of rat lungworm disease in Hawaii | CTV News

Three people have contracted this illness from a parasite in Hawaii recently. Find out the facts about rat lungworm disease hereTraveling to Hawaii soon? You’re going to want to read this.

What You Need to Know About Rat Lungworm Disease - Health

At least two people on Hawaii’s Big Island — one visitor and a resident — recently contracted “rat lungworm,” state health officials said Wednesday.At least two people on Hawaii’s Big Island — one visitor and a resident — recently contracted “rat lungworm,” state health officials said Wednesday.

The parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus can cause gastrointestinal or central nervous system (CNS) disease in humans. The species Angiostrongylus cantonensis (A. cantonensis) or the rat lungworm is zoonotic. Rat lungworm infection results in Eosinophilic Meningitis.The parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus can cause gastrointestinal or central nervous system (CNS) disease in humans. The species Angiostrongylus cantonensis (A. cantonensis) or the rat lungworm is zoonotic. Rat lungworm infection results in Eosinophilic Meningitis.

Symptoms of Rat Lungworm Disease

Three visitors to Hawaii's Big Island were infected with rat lungworm, a potentially debilitating parasite that affects the brain and spinal cord.Three visitors to Hawaii's Big Island were infected with rat lungworm, a potentially debilitating parasite that affects the brain and spinal cord.

Hawaii: 3 new rat lungworm disease cases confirmed; tourists infected

The three adults contracted the disease separately ― and months apart.The three adults contracted the disease separately ― and months apart.

Visitor who ate a slug on a dare among latest confirmed cases of rat lungworm

HAWAIʻI ISLAND - One of the individuals, who visited East Hawai‘i in December 2018, became infected by purposely eating a slug on a dare, health officials say.

Three Rat Lungworm Cases Confirmed In Visitors To Hawaii Island

The CDC has confirmed three unrelated cases of rat lungworm disease in visitors to Hawai'i Island.

Rat Lungworm Confirmed in 3 Big Island Visitors | Big Island Now

With the additional confirmed cases of rat lungworm disease, this brings the statewide total to five in 2019, all of which were contracted on Hawai'i Island.

Maui Now : Three Unrelated Cases of Rat Lungworm Confirmed

The state Health Department has received confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of three unrelated cases of rat lungworm disease diagnosed in visitors to Hawaii island.

3 Hawaii island visitors confirmed to have contracted rat lungworm disease

Hawaii health officials confirmed 3 cases of rat lungworm disease, including one mainland US visitor infected with the parasite by eating a slug on a dare. That makes 10 angiostrongyliasis cases in 2018, 5 in 2019.Hawaii health officials confirmed 3 cases of rat lungworm disease, including one mainland US visitor infected with the parasite by eating a slug on a dare. That makes 10 angiostrongyliasis cases in 2018, 5 in 2019.

Rat lungworm disease: Hawaii visitor eats slug, gets parasite | Belleville News-Democrat