Minnesota man contracts 'rat lungworm' in Hawaii

A man visiting the islands to learn about organic farming ended up contracting a nasty disease that left him in tremendous pain and having to learn how to walk all over again. WCCO says "rat lungworm disease" is extremely rare and very few people, even on the islands, know it exists. But the consequences are serious.

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