Doctors from India were stunned after pulling out a 6-foot tapeworm through a patient's mouth treat the worm infections that may have been caused by food contamination.
Four Pacific salmon species are reported to have Japanese tapeworm.
A California college student on a visit home didn't realise that a tapeworm in his brain was going to kill him.
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a man died of cancer, which was transmitted from tapeworms.
A Chinese woman expended an eight-foot-long tapeworm after eating undercooked meat in Southeast Asia.
The discovery of ancient tapeworm eggs in 270-million-year-old fossilized shark poop suggests that these intestinal parasites may have existed in animals for much longer than previously known, scientists claim.