Medicine: Capsules, Oct. 27, 1975

> Artfully arranged on a plate, sashimi, a Japanese raw-fish dish, is a treat to the eye as well as the palate. But this and other raw-fish dishes now becoming popular in the U.S. may also be a potential health hazard. The U.S. Public Health Service's Center for Disease Control in Atlanta warns that raw fish may contain Anisakidae, marine worms that can cause fever and abdominal problems in humans. According to the CDC, one California man pulled one of the worms out of his throat ten days after dining on sashimi prepared from...

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