Michael Mosley swallows tape worm eggs to track their growth. Please do NOT try this at home.
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Found in almost every animal on earth, the connection between parasite and host is everywhere in nature. To reveal how this relationship works for both of us, Michael Mosley is going to systematically infect himself with six of the most extraordinary, powerful and surprising parasites.
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