(Reuters) – Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America’s Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invoking hysteria on social media.
The parents of an 8-year-old girl suffering from severe headaches and epileptic seizures for months were both relieved and horrified when doctors told them her diagnosis: 100 tapeworm eggs were inside her brain.
Doctors at Fortis Hospital in New Delhi, India, told India Today the larvae traveled to the girl’s brain through her bloodstream, causing massive swelling. By the time she was hospitalized, the young girl, who has not been identified, was nearly unconscious.
As if the European Union does not have crises enough, now traffic chaos in its congested capital Brussels is being blamed on… hungry mice.
EU leaders gathering for a summit on Thursday to deal with the refugee crisis and British threats to quit the bloc find a city struggling to cope with repeated closures of key road tunnels caused by crumbling concrete and years of decay.
Pest controllers have warned a town it is about to be invaded by SUPER RATS – after its biggest ever rodent was found.
ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York courthouse is closed for a second consecutive day because of an infestation of fleas.