Worm disease parasite detected in Sanikiluaq walrus

by Avery Zingel - September 27, 2018

The Department of Health is advising residents in Sanikiluaq that a walrus has tested positive for trichinella, a parasite that causes worm disease. If you have consumed uncooked walrus and experienced stomach pain, muscle pain, diarrhea, swollen eyelids, sweating and weakness, you might be infected with the trichinella parasite. If trichinosis is not treated it…

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