Earlier in the year I wrote about a hoax involving ants on the brain.
The thought of that is so bizarre that most people would have realised straight away that it wasn’t true.
However, as often happens, real life is stranger than fiction.
Rosemary Alvarez went to hospital thinking she might have a brain tumor but surgeons discovered something else…
Dr Peter Nakaji believes that Mrs Alvarez probably acquired the worm through eating undercooked meat.