In the intestines escaped from a North Korean soldier found a «huge parasite»

In the intestines escaped from a North Korean soldier found a «huge parasite»

November 13, the North Korean soldiers managed to cross the border with South Korea, but not without consequences for his health. During the escape by a desperate man opened fire from the DPRK, which subsequently shot him.

The South Korean side had first aid to a soldier and sent him to the hospital for emergency surgery. After doctors performed the necessary research, in the body of a North Korean found a «huge amount» of worms.

In the intestines escaped from a North Korean soldier found a «huge parasite»

The medical establishment assured that now the man is in stable condition, but the parasites can worsen the situation.

«I’ve never seen anything like it in all my 20 years of practice,» told reporters the South Korean doctor Lee Kook-Jong, adding that the biggest worm removed from the intestine of a patient, was 27 cm (11 inches) in length.

The doctor suggests that the parasite has entered the body of a soldier through contaminated food. According to BBC, North Korea still uses human feces as fertilizer. If they are not treated with special substances, parasites can enter the human body through raw-eaten vegetables.

«North Korea is a very poor country, and like any other poor country, its inhabitants serious health problems,» he told the BBC Professor Andrei Lankov from the University of Kookmin in Seoul.

While Lankov noted that compared with other countries with similar income per capita – for example, Bangladesh and many African countries – the North Koreans are healthier than you would expect.

The expert drew attention to the fact that poor health and poor nutrition have negative consequences for North Korea, but the country does not recognize as worried about their image on the world stage.

Doctors Found the Parasites They d Never Seen Before Inside The North Korean Soldier Who Bolted At The DMZ https://t.co/55ZxBFN7dl pic.twitter.com/KLmDmDYtTE

— Red Nation Rising (@RedNationRising) June 16, 2017

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