Bugs, Bites and Parasites - Episode 5

Event 12 May 2013

Dr David Lalloo tracks venomous snakes in Sri Lanka, and observes the deadly effects their bites have on unsuspecting victims.

Dr Bertie Squire invesigates an unsolved mystery illness spreading through a patient’s lung.

Tom Fletcher, is challenged to diagnose a sick traveller with a unrecognisable bug.  A junior doctor new to the Unit is confronted with the disfiguring Leishmaniasis parasite and in search of a cure, the patient must go through a gruelling treatment.

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