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How might I get sick from bulinus snails?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

While the bulinus snails are minding their own business in the water, parasites infect them, mature to adulthood and are then released back into the water to look for human hosts. When they meet up with you, they burrow into your skin and find their way to your bloodstream, from where they have an all access pass to your vital organs.


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