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These days, we're faced with the atrocious fear of viruses like Ebola because we've seen it cross our borders. But there's more than Ebola out there. Prepare to be shocked, disgusted and afraid... very, very afraid. An organism could be inside you, feeding on you or infecting you at this very moment! A parasitic, bacterial, viral or fungal attack is like a tumultuous roller coaster within the body that can take terrifying - sometimes deadly - twists and turns. Host/biologist Dan Riskin provides scientific perspective throughout this 10-part series that vividly recounts the stories of people tormented by sinister creatures that have invaded their bodies.
Parasites stop a fit and active dance instructor in her tracks; a man deals with parasites in his brain; a scientist picks up parasites from a trip to Africa.
A monster attacks the liver of a schoolteacher; a dancer is left debilitated by parasites; a man develops an itch that drives him crazy.
A nine-year-old boy slips into a coma after a deadly brain-eating monster attacks; a computer programmer is infected with the deadliest parasite on the planet; a marathon runner has an enlarged spleen from parasites.
A three-year-old girl suffers severe vomiting, diarrhea, and weight loss after she is infected by a parasite; a firefighter battles for his life after a mysterious monster begins devouring his brain; a teenage girl has parasites attacking her retinas.
A college student gets a wound that won't heal; a cat scratch leaves a woman with a parasitic monster; a couple get mysterious rashes that come and go.
An exotic meal leaves a carpenter fighting for his life; an athletic woman discovers she has parasites in her bladder; a war veteran is horrified to discover worms are living inside him.
A teenage boy is left fighting for his sight when something invades his eye; a man deals with a parasite that he's had for the past 30 years; a young schoolgirl suffers from debilitating stomach cramps.
A traveler's nosebleeds have a disgusting cause behind it; a man considers deliberately infecting himself with a parasitic worm to cure his allergies: a 6-year-old girl has a parasite in her foot.
A caregiver is attacked by a blood-eating parasite, and his lack of a spleen makes it worse; a woman fights a parasitic worm traveling throughout her body; an older woman fights for her life when parasites attack her intestines.
A 7-year-old suffers a horrific seizure as the result of a parasite being in her brain for many years; a machinist fights a parasitic worm threatening to take his sight; a parasite attacks a team of doctors.
Dan Riskin (Host)
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