Tapeworms found in North American salmon

U.S. salmon lovers feeling bad for those overseas infected with a pesky parasite can start worrying about themselves. The Japanese broad tapeworm, aka Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, is usually only found in fish from Asia's Pacific coasts, CNN reports, but per a study in the CDC's Emerging Infectious Diseases journal, wild salmon netted in Alaska were also plagued by the parasite. Be Smarter. Faster. More Colorful and get the full story at http://usat.ly/2jhDRyF *************************************************************************** Want even more? Subscribe to USA TODAY's YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/USATODAY?sub_confirmation=1 Like USA TODAY on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usatoday Follow USA TODAY on Twitter: https://twitter.com/USATODAY Follow USA TODAY on Instagram: https://instagram.com/usatoday/

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