Can We Worm Our Way Into Better Health?
Could parasites help give our immune systems a boost and help us fight disease?
We test the science behind parasitic therapy to answer listener Michael’s question about whether intestinal worms can help us stay healthy, and visit a deworming programme in a rural Ugandan village.
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Presenter: Marnie Chesterton
Producer: Marijke Peters
(Picture: Tapeworm in human intestine, Credit: selvanegra/Getty Images)