Bugs, Bites and Parasites - Episode 3

Event 12 May 2013

Dr David Lalloo, diagnoses a returning traveller with a suspected scorpion sting. This episode also follows the work of Dr Lalloo in Africa and confronts a parasitic infection which causes abnormal swelling to the victims’ legs.

Dr Bertie Squire investigates another parasite which is lurking in the gut of a young woman. The parasite proves resistant to treatment.

A woman returns from a holiday on Madeira and is struck down with a knock-out fever with a challenging prognosis.

The six-part series airs on Sundays from 21st July 2013 to 25th August 2013 at 10pm on Discovery (SKY 520 and Virgin211).