Bizarre: A cancerous tapeworm kills an HIV positive man

In today's bizarre stories, Environmental scientist and weatherman Simon Gear talks about an HIV man who was unfortunately killed... by his cancerous tapeworm.

An anonymous HIV-positive man in Medellin, Columbia was the unlucky host of a dwarf tapeworms (a common tapeworm in developing countries).

It took the medical team three years to figure out to recognise the 'unfamiliar' cancerous cells. Three days after they did, the patient unfortunately died.

Listen to the story below:


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