North Korean fugitive had "enormous number" of parasites

A North Korean infantryman who was shot during slightest 6 times by guards while defecting opposite a limit into South Korea has an “enormous number” of parasites vital in his intestines, BBC News reports. 

Paramedics airlifted a infantryman to a sanatorium in South Korea where he underwent puncture medicine after evading on Monday. The studious was listed in fast condition, though a worms are exceedingly contaminating his wounds, doctors told reporters.

The largest worm that was private from a patient’s tiny viscera was 11 inches long, according to South Korean alloy Lee Cook-jong. 

“I’ve never seen anything like this in my 20 years as a physician,” he told BBC News. “We are profitable tighten courtesy to forestall probable complications.”

Doctors trust a infantryman expected engaged a parasites by eating infested food. 

North Korea still uses tellurian feces as fertilizer, famous as “night soil.” He expected had a parasites for a prolonged time.

Parasites, generally worms, are believed to be widespread in North Korea. 

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