An x-ray showing a shadow on the man’s brain, which turned out to be a 10cm live worm. Photo: Pear Video

Chinese doctors pull 10cm live worm from grilled food lover’s brain

The 26-year-old Chinese man’s epileptic fits were caused by the tapeworm, which was probably ingested in an undercooked meal

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An x-ray showing a shadow on the man’s brain, which turned out to be a 10cm live worm. Photo: Pear Video
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.