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Hosted by the Consul of the Tokyo Science & Technology Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sun 14 Apr 14:00 - 17:00

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Anisakis simplex or parasitic worm infects approximately 20,000 sashimi and sushi eaters in Japan every year! Treatable but painful! (Ref link below)
A Protected content of pet shops in Japan selling cats found 27% had intestinal parasites!
There are thousands of parasites, many prey on us even here in Japan!
Join us in a visit to The Meguro Parasite Museum, founded by Dr. Satoru Kamegai in Protected content regularly updated by associated research institutions is claimed to be the only one open to the public in the world. This super little free museum hosts exhibits and well illustrated life cycles of many common parasites from all over Japan and the planet giving an insight into how to avoid and a 'must see' for anyone whose diet goes beyond tinned food:)
As always, we'll find a cosy café after to chat about the day or whatever.
Looking forward to meeting you.
Andrew, your Internations Science & Technology Host
Note: Their website has directions, just click on museum name above.
References: National Library of Medicine
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Watch these introduction YouTubes:
Parasitic (harmful relationship)
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Symbiotic (good relationship)
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