Average Annual Death Toll: 2,000
Tapeworms typically enter the system through undercooked meat. T. Saginata, the tapeworm found in beef, can grow to be over 100 ft. (and no, that’s not an exaggeration.) T. solium, the tapeworm found in pigs, can cause serious—and sometimes deadly—symptoms including seizures, dementia, blindness, and convulsions. Cook your pork people!
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