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ore. woman plucks 14 parasitic worms from eye after infection

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ore. woman plucks 14 parasitic worms from eye after infection

an oregon woman found more than a dozen wiggling worms in her eye and pulled them out one-by-one after becoming the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. abby beckley, then 26, plucked out whatever was bothering her eye for the past week and realized it was a tiny translucent worm squirming on her finger tip. "when i pulled out that worm," beckley told the oregonian. "i was just in shock." the worm quickly died outside the safety of her eye but there were still 13 more she managed to remove on her own.  beckley sought help with an oregon health & science university’s dr. erin bonura and the center for disease control and prevention. she was soon diagnosed with thelazia gulosa — an eye worm that was only known to infect animals, such ...